Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To express an opinion in or as if in an editorial.
  • intransitive verb To present an opinion in the guise of an objective report.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb to write an opinion in an editorial in a publication.
  • intransitive verb to insert personal opinions into an article or statement that is supposed to be an objective statement of facts.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To express one's opinion as if in an editorial, or as if it were an objective statement.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb insert personal opinions into an objective statement

Etymologies

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editorial + -ize. Mid 19th century.

Examples

  • Dexter: "There is no clause in the agreement for the $$ that the CDA should "editorialize" the position of the government."

    Afstan: CDA media round-up

  • There is no clause in the agreement for the $$ that the CDA should "editorialize" the position of the government.

    Afstan: CDA media round-up

  • Just yesterday I was talking with a colleague and we were bemoaning the tendency to "editorialize" ie markup cause it means we aren't selling.

    Archive 2006-04-16

  • In this style of writing, you are not allowed to "editorialize" (state your own opinion) in any way.

    xml's Blinklist.com

  • The newspapers were all starting to editorialize about it, too.

    The Good Fight

  • The newspapers were all starting to editorialize about it, too.

    The Good Fight

  • Suppose that our Basque activist, competent in English, elected to editorialize on a blog.

    The English Is Coming!

  • The newspapers were all starting to editorialize about it, too.

    The Good Fight

  • Suppose that our Basque activist, competent in English, elected to editorialize on a blog.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Those of us who haven't darkened the doors of a public school lately nevertheless feel qualified to editorialize at length about perceived failures therein, based on test scores and what we think we know.

    Tony Danza teaches English in real Philadelphia high school in A&E TV show

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