Reducts vs Redacts - What's the difference?

reducts | redacts |


As verbs the difference between reducts and redacts

is that reducts is (reduct) while redacts is (redact).

As a noun reducts

is .

reducts

English

Noun

(head)
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (reduct)
  • Anagrams

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    redacts

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (redact)

  • redact

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To censor, to black out or remove parts of a document while releasing the remainder.
  • The military will redact the document before releasing it, blacking out sections that are classified.
    The names and email addresses of the users were redacted from the public data.
  • (legal) To black out legally protected sections of text in a document provided to opposing counsel, typically as part of the discovery process.
  • To reduce to form, as literary matter; to digest and put in shape (matter for publication); to edit.
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  • , year= 1829 , year_published= , author= Robinson Hurst , by= , title= The Monthly Review , url= , original= , chapter= Memoires de , Chéf de la Police de Sureté jusq' en 1827; aujourd' hui Proprietaire et Fabriquant de Papier à St Mandé. , section= , isbn= , edition= , publisher= G. Henderson , location= London , editor= , volume= 12 , page= 278 , passage= }}
  • (rare) To draw up or frame a decree, statement, etc.
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  • , year= 1837 , year_published= , author= , by= , title= , url= http://books.google.com/books?id=DfIsAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA162 , original= , chapter= Mercury de Breze , section= , isbn= , edition= , publisher= , location= New York , editor= , volume= 2 , page= 162 , passage= The Oath is redacted ; pronounced aloud by President Bailly, — and indeed in such a sonorous tone, that the cloud of witnesses, even outdoors, hear it, and bellow response to it. }}
  • (obsolete) To bring together in one unit; to combine or bring together into one.
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  • , year= c1475 , year_published= 1869 , author= , by= , title= Polychronicon Ranulphi Higden, Monachi Cestrensis; together with the English translations of John Trevisa and of an unknown writer of the fifteenth century. , url= http://quod.lib.umich.edu/c/cme/AHB1341.0001.001/2739:11 , original= , chapter= , section= , isbn= , edition= , publisher= Longmans, Green, and Company , location= London , editor= , volume= 2 , page= 273 , passage= Octauianus Augustus, his successor and nevewe, redacte in to oon monarchy the realmes of alle the worlde. }}
  • (obsolete) To gather or organize works or ideas into a unified whole; to collect, order, or write in a written document or to put into a particular written form.
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  • , year= c1475 , year_published= 1871 , author= , by= , title= Polychronicon Ranulphi Higden, Monachi Cestrensis; together with the English translations of John Trevisa and of an unknown writer of the fifteenth century. , url= http://quod.lib.umich.edu/c/cme/AHB1341.0001.001/2953:12 , original= , chapter= , section= , isbn= , edition= , publisher= Longman & Company , location= London , editor= , volume= 3 , page= 251 , passage= yere, laborede and founde the arte of logike; þe rewles of whom and causes of þe begynnenge Plato fyndenge encreasede hit moche; but Aristotille redacte hit in an arte. }}
  • (obsolete, rare) To insert or assimilate into a written system or scheme.
  • (obsolete, rare) To bring an area of study within the comprehension capacity of a person.
  • (obsolete) To reduce to a particular condition or state, especially one that is undesirable.
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  • , year= 1595 , year_published= 1833 , author= , by= , title= Ancient Criminal Trials in Scotland: Comp. from the Original Records and Mss., with Historical Illustrations , url= http://books.google.com/books?id=msouAAAAIAAJ&pg=PA352 , original= , chapter= , section= ii , isbn= , edition= , publisher= William Tait , location= Edinburgh , editor= , volume= 1 , page= 352 , passage= }}
  • (obsolete) To reduce something physical to a certain form, especially by destruction.
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  • , year= 1554 , year_published= 1855 , author= Dean Thomas Guild, Monk of Newbattle , by= , title= The Bannatyne Miscellany; Containing Original Papers and Tracts, Chiefly Relating to the History and Literature of Scotland , url= http://books.google.com/books?id=1lQJAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA72 , original= , chapter= Diploma of Thomas, Bishop of Orkney and Zetland, and the Chapter of Kirkwall, Addressed to Eric King of Norway, Respecting the Genealogy of William Saint Clair, Earl of Orkney. , section= , isbn= , edition= , publisher= Ballantyne and Company , location= Edinburgh , editor= , volume= 3 , page= 72 , passage= }}

    Derived terms

    * redaction * redactor

    See also

    * abridge * censor * digest * edit * summarise, summarize

    Anagrams

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