(Ed"it) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Edited; p. pr. & vb. n. Editing.] [F. éditer, or L. editus, p. p. of edere
to give out, put forth, publish; e out + dare to give. See Date a point of time.] To superintend the
publication of; to revise and prepare for publication; to select, correct, arrange, etc., the matter of, for publication; as,
to edit a newspaper.
Philosophical treatises which have never been edited.Enfield.
(E*di"tion) n. [L. editio, fr. edere to publish; cf. F. édition. See Edit.]
1. A literary work edited and published, as by a certain editor or in a certain manner; as, a good edition
of Chaucer; Chalmers' edition of Shakespeare.
2. The whole number of copies of a work printed and published at one time; as, the first edition was
(||É`di`tion" de luxe") [F.] See Luxe.
(E*di`tion*er) n. An editor. [Obs.]
(Ed"i*tor) n. [L., that which produces, from edere to publish: cf. F. éditeur.] One who edits; esp.,
a person who prepares, superintends, revises, and corrects a book, magazine, or newspaper, etc., for
(Ed`i*to"ri*al) a. Of or pertaining to an editor; written or sanctioned by an editor; as, editorial
labors; editorial remarks.
(Ed`i*to"ri*al), n. A leading article in a newspaper or magazine; an editorial article; an article
published as an expression of the views of the editor.
(Ed`i*to"ri*al*ly) adv. In the manner or character of an editor or of an editorial article.
(Ed"i*tor*ship) n. The office or charge of an editor; care and superintendence of a publication.
(Ed"i*tress) n. A female editor.
(E*dit"u*ate) v. t. [LL. aedituatus, p. p. of aedituare, fr. L. aedituus a temple warden; aedes
building, temple + tueri to guard.] To guard as a churchwarden does. [Obs.] J. Gregory.
(E"dom*ite) n. One of the descendants of Esau or Edom, the brother of Jacob; an Idumean.
(||Ed`ri*oph*thal"ma) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. "edrai^os steadfast + 'ofqalmo`s the eye.] (Zoöl.)
A group of Crustacea in which the eyes are without stalks; the Arthrostraca. [Written also Edriophthalmata.]
(Ed`ri*oph*thal"mous) a. (Zoöl.) Pertaining to the Edriophthalma.
(Ed`u*ca*bil"i*ty) n. [Cf. F. éducabilité.] Capability of being educated.
(Ed"u*ca*ble) a. [Cf. F. éducable.] Capable of being educated. "Men are educable." M.
(Ed"u*cate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Educated (- ka`ted); p. pr. & vb. n. Educating ] [L. educatus,
p. p. of educare to bring up a child physically or mentally, to educate, fr. educere to lead forth, bring
up See Educe.] To bring up or guide the powers of, as a child; to develop and cultivate, whether physically,
mentally, or morally, but more commonly limited to the mental activities or senses; to expand, strengthen,
and discipline, as the mind, a faculty, etc.; to form and regulate the principles and character of; to prepare