Definition of Actualize

1. Verb. Make real or concrete; give reality or substance to. "Did he actualize his major works over a short period of time?"; "Our ideas must be substantiated into actions"

Exact synonyms: Actualise, Realise, Realize, Substantiate
Generic synonyms: Create, Make
Specialized synonyms: Incarnate, Express
Derivative terms: Actualisation, Actual, Actual, Actual, Actualization, Realisation, Realisation, Realization, Realization



2. Verb. Represent or describe realistically.
Exact synonyms: Actualise
Generic synonyms: Represent
Derivative terms: Actual, Actual

Definition of Actualize

1. v. t. To make actual; to realize in action.

Definition of Actualize

1. Verb. (transitive) To make real; to realize. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To become actual or real. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Actualize

1. [v -LIZED, -LIZING, -LIZES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Actualize

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Literary usage of Actualize

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1. The De Monarchia of Dante Alighieri by Dante Alighieri (1904)
"CHAPTER III To actualize the whole capacity of the possible intellect in speculation and action. I. We must now determine what is the end of human society ..."

2. The Student's Handbook of Philosophy: Psychology by Benjamin Franklin Cocker (1882)
"... to use and does use means to realize or actualize that purpose in the formation of personal character or the production of change in the external world. ..."

3. Treatise on Sociology, Theoretical and Practical by Henry Hughes (1854)
"Does Free-labor society actualize the existence of all ? Is it imperfect ? ... But the Free-labor organization does not actualize the subsistence of all. ..."

4. A Theory of Reality: An Essay in Metaphysical System Upon the Basis of Human by George Trumbull Ladd (1899)
"I cannot actualize a single one of my ideas except in so far as I am dependently related to other real beings, and thus actualize my own ideas, ..."

5. The United States Democratic Review by Conrad Swackhamer (1843)
"They always seek to actualize the word in its primary and literal meaning. When they are" taught that self-government is the perfection of government, ..."

6. Freedom of Mind in Willing; Or, Every Being that Wills a Creative First Cause by Rowland Gibson Hazard (1865)
"Still, the mind could design or form such creation within itself, and will, or make effort, to actualize it without itself, if there were no other ..."

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