The definition of an editor is a person who prepares a final copy of something by taking out extra words and fixing errors.(noun)
An example of an editor is the head of a newspaper.
See editor in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L < editus, pp. of edere, to give out, publish < e-, out + dare, to give: see date
See editor in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Late Latin ēditor, publisher
Origin: , from Latin ēditus
Origin: , past participle of ēdere, to publish; see edit.
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