verb (used with object), jour·nal·ized, jour·nal·iz·ing.
  1. to tell or relate as one would in keeping a journal.
  2. to enter or record in a journal.
  3. (in double-entry bookkeeping) to enter in a journal, preparatory to posting to the ledger.
verb (used without object), jour·nal·ized, jour·nal·iz·ing.
  1. to keep or make entries in a journal.
Also especially British, jour·nal·ise.

Origin of journalize

First recorded in 1760–70; journal + -ize
Related formsjour·nal·i·za·tion, nounjour·nal·iz·er, nounun·jour·nal·ized, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  1. to record (daily events) in a journal
Derived Formsjournalization or journalisation, nounjournalizer or journaliser, noun
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