One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
verbsubedits, subedited, subediting[with object]British
Check, correct, and adjust the extent of (the text of a newspaper or magazine before printing), typically also writing headlines and captions.‘he wrote articles on sport while subediting the Oxford Magazine’
correction, rectificationView synonyms
- ‘There was some subediting on a couple of pages of a website that I haven't got to the bottom of yet but which the director general I am sure will tell the governors about.’
- ‘I'd be up for contributing some stuff, and could conceivably subedit and layout the pages on Quark, the desk-top publishing software.’
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