editorialize

verb
ed·​i·​to·​ri·​al·​ize | \ ˌe-də-ˈtȯr-ē-ə-ˌlīz How to pronounce editorialize (audio) \
editorialized; editorializing

Definition of editorialize

intransitive verb

1 : to express an opinion in the form of an editorial
2 : to introduce opinion into the reporting of facts
3 : to express an opinion (as on a controversial issue)

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Other Words from editorialize

editorialization \ ˌe-​də-​ˌtȯr-​ē-​ə-​lə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce editorialize (audio) \ noun
editorializer noun

Examples of editorialize in a Sentence

she never misses a chance to editorialize on the issues of the day—even the ones she knows nothing about
Recent Examples on the Web The Stanford Daily, the student newspaper, editorialized in 1991. Sam Roberts, BostonGlobe.com, 24 Apr. 2020 The Stanford Daily, the student newspaper, editorialized in 1991. Sam Roberts, BostonGlobe.com, 24 Apr. 2020 The Stanford Daily, the student newspaper, editorialized in 1991. Sam Roberts, BostonGlobe.com, 24 Apr. 2020 The Stanford Daily, the student newspaper, editorialized in 1991. Sam Roberts, BostonGlobe.com, 24 Apr. 2020 The Stanford Daily, the student newspaper, editorialized in 1991. Sam Roberts, New York Times, 23 Apr. 2020 Avoid sharing any resources that could cause panic or push any conspiracy theories and don’t speculate and editorialize the situation. Ryan Nickerson, Houston Chronicle, 1 Apr. 2020 The House voted down the bill by a vote of 63-12, and The Republic editorialized against its passage. Helena Wegner, azcentral, 29 Feb. 2020 In the same way that an oil company might shell out money for campaign ads, the New York Times spends money paying columnists to editorialize on politics and the League of Conservation Voters buys ads advocating environmental causes. Nate Hochman, National Review, 1 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of editorialize

1856, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of editorialize was in 1856

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“Editorialize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/editorialize. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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