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Definition of "journal" []

  • A personal record of occurrences, experiences, and reflections kept on a regular basis; a diary. (noun)
  • An official record of daily proceedings, as of a legislative body. (noun)
  • Nautical A ship's log. (noun)
  • Accounting A daybook. (noun)
  • Accounting A book of original entry in a double-entry system, listing all transactions and indicating the accounts to which they belong. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "journal" in a sentence
  • "The journal appears to have been abbreviated by Purchas, as he tells us it was _gathered out of his larger journal_."
  • "Subscribe to comments with RSS. our journal is aptly named"
  • "I'm so glad your journal is as far as I delve into the Who fandom."