1A person who is in charge of and determines the final content of a text, particularly a newspaper or magazine: the editor of The New York Times a sports editor
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- In his club he met a newspaper editor who let him ‘embrace journalism’ as a sports writer.
- But we don't have any black editors of major newspapers or magazines to my knowledge.
- This, of course, was not the intention of the newspaper's publisher and editors.
1.1A person who works for a publishing company, commissioning or preparing material for publication.
- No one told me what to write nor was there an unspoken agenda or expectation on the part of the commissioning editor that I knew of.
- Some have simply had a bad relationship with their editors or the publishing house.
- How did Miller get to a position in which she could write such stories and her editors give them such play?
2A computer program enabling the user to enter or alter text.
- Real Software has also enhanced the tool's database handler, code editor and debugger.
- In fact in most cases, it is highly desirable to have an editor that wraps long text lines.
- The editors allows a programmer to directly manipulate the intentional program tree.
Mid 17th century: from Latin, 'producer (of games), publisher', from edit- 'produced, put forth', from the verb edere.
Words that rhyme with editorcreditor, subeditor
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