ed·it / ˈedit/ • v. (ed·it·ed, ed·it·ing) [tr.] (often be edited) prepare (written material) for publication by correcting, condensing, or otherwise modifying it: Volume I was edited by J. Johnson. ∎ choose material for (a movie or a radio or television program) and arrange it to form a coherent whole: the footage wasn't good enough to be edited into broadcast form. ∎ be editor of (a newspaper or magazine). ∎ (edit something out) remove unnecessary or inappropriate words, sounds, or scenes from a text, movie, or radio or television program.• n. a change or correction made as a result of editing.
So edition †publication; †production, creation; one of the forms in which a literary work is produced. XVI. — (O)F. édition — L. ēditiō, -ōn-, f. ēdit-, pp. stem of ēdere put forth, f. E- + dare put. editor †publisher XVII (rare); one who prepares an edition XVIII; conductor of a periodical XIX. — L. ēditor producer, exhibitor, f. ēdit-. Hence editorial XVIII.