- The definition of an editor is a person who prepares a final copy of something by taking out extra words and fixing errors.
An example of an editor is the head of a newspaper.
A junior editor at a magazine publishing office.
- a person who edits; often, specif., one whose work is procuring and editing manuscripts
- ☆ the head of a department of a newspaper, magazine, etc.
- ☆ a device for editing film, videotape, etc. as by viewing, cutting, and splicing
Origin of editorClassical Latin ; from editus, past participle of edere, to give out, publish ; from e-, out + dare, to give: see date
- One who edits, especially as an occupation.
- One who writes editorials.
- A device for editing film, consisting basically of a splicer and viewer.
- Computers A program used to edit text or data files.
Origin of editorLate Latin ēditor, publisher, from Latin ēditus, past participle of ēdere, to publish; see edit.
- A person who edits or makes changes to documents.
- A copy editor.
- A person who edited a specific document.
- A person at a newspaper or similar institution who edits stories and decides which ones to publish.
- A machine used for editing (cutting and splicing) movie film
- (computer software) A program for creating and making changes to files, especially text files.
- (television, cinematography) Someone who manipulates video footage and assembles it into the correct order etc for broadcast; a picture editor.
From Medieval Latin ēditor, from Late Latin ēditor , from ēditus, perfect passive participle of ēdō (“to give out, put forth, publish”).