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journalize

[jur-nl-ahyz]
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.
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verb (used without object), jour·nal·ized, jour·nal·iz·ing.
  1. to keep or make entries in a journal.
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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
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Examples from the Web for journalize

Historical Examples

  • After dinner, I lay down on the couch, with the Dial in my hand as a soporific, and had a short nap; then began to journalize.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 107, September, 1866

    Various

  • The cloud scenery gives such variety to a hilly landscape that it would be worth while to journalize its aspect from hour to hour.

    The Marble Faun, Volume II.

    Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • Little by little he learned to invoice and journalize and "post in the ledger" and all the rest of the detail of bookkeeping.

    The Portygee

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln

  • He essayed to journalize his experiences on the road; but he lost patience in recording the little incidents which composed them.

    One Of Them

    Charles James Lever


British Dictionary definitions for journalize

journalize

journalise

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