[ed-i-tawr-ee-uh-lahyz, -tohr-]

verb (used without object), ed·i·to·ri·al·ized, ed·i·to·ri·al·iz·ing.

to set forth one's position or opinion on some subject in, or as if in, an editorial.
to inject personal interpretations or opinions into an otherwise factual account.

Also especially British, ed·i·to·ri·al·ise.

Origin of editorialize

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60; editorial + -ize
Related formsed·i·to·ri·al·i·za·tion, nouned·i·to·ri·al·iz·er, nouno·ver·ed·i·to·ri·al·ize, verb (used without object), o·ver·ed·i·to·ri·al·ized, o·ver·ed·i·to·ri·al·iz·ing.
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verb (intr)

to express an opinion in or as in an editorial
to insert one's personal opinions into an otherwise objective account
Derived Formseditorialization or editorialisation, nouneditorializer or editorialiser, noun
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Word Origin and History for editorialize

"introduce opinions into factual accounts," 1856, from editorial + -ize. Related: Editorialized; editorializing.

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