- A daily record of events or business.
- A periodical publication containing articles and other writings on a particular subject or group of subjects.
- A personal diary.
Late middle english: from old french jurnal, from latin diurnalis, from diurnus "daily", from dies "day".
- He kept a journal of his trip.
- The journal published an article on the research.
- The company's financial journal was audited.
- The journal had a wide readership.
- He wrote in his journal every night before bed.