| source : web1913 | Redact \Re*dact"\ (r?*d?kt"), v. t. [L. redactus, p. p. of redigere; pref. red-, re-, again, back + agere to put in motion, to drive.] To reduce to form, as literary matter; to digest and put in shape (matter for publication); to edit. | source : wn | redact v 1: formulate in a particular style or language; "I wouldn't put it that way"; "She cast her request in very polite language" [syn: {frame}, {cast}, {put}, {couch}] 2: make editorial changes (in a text) [syn: {edit}]