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[jur-nl-ahyz] /ˈdʒɜr nlˌaɪz/
verb (used with object), journalized, journalizing.
to tell or relate as one would in keeping a journal.
to enter or record in a journal.
(in double-entry bookkeeping) to enter in a journal, preparatory to posting to the ledger.
verb (used without object), journalized, journalizing.
to keep or make entries in a journal.
Also, especially British, journalise.
Origin of journalize
1760-70; journal + -ize
Related forms
journalization, noun
journalizer, noun
unjournalized, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
British Dictionary definitions for journalize


to record (daily events) in a journal
Derived Forms
journalization, journalisation, noun
journalizer, journaliser, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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