redact (v.) Look up redact at Dictionary.com
early 15c., "bring into organized form," from Latin redactus, past participle of redigere "to drive back, force back; bring back; collect, call in; bring down, reduce," from re- "back, again" (see re-) + agere "to set in motion, drive, do, perform" (see act (n.)). Specific meaning "arrange, edit" is from 1851.