Definition of Actualise

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

Exact synonyms: Actualize, 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: Actualize
Generic synonyms: Represent
Derivative terms: Actual, Actual

Definition of Actualise

1. Verb. To make real; to realise. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Actualise

acts of independent significance
acts out
acts up
actual bodily harm
actual cautery
actual damages
actual eviction
actual malice
actual occasions
actual parameter
actual possession
actual sin
actualise (current term)

Literary usage of Actualise

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Aristotle and the Earlier Peripatetics by Eduard Zeller (1897)
"The concept of a thing is not different from its end, since to realise an end is to actualise a concept. But it is likewise possible to identify the concept ..."

2. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1901)
"Thus I actualise goodness. The faithful I meet with faith, the faithless I also meet with faith, thus I actualise faith." My version differs from that of ..."

3. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1905)
"When Shakespeare was brought over to Germany, where the opera was already in possession of the stage, an attempt was made to actualise his scenes, ..."

4. Studies in Seven Arts by Arthur Symons (1907)
"When Shakespeare was brought over to Germany, where the opera was already in possession of the stage, an attempt was made to actualise his scenes, ..."

5. The Use and Abuse of Money by William Cunningham (1891)
"That can only come from a personal power that cherishes a higher ideal than is given in its surroundings, and sets itself to actualise that ideal in ..."

6. A Students' Manual of Ethical Philosophy: Adapted from the German of G. Von by Georg von Gizycki (1889)
""The ideal forms struggle everywhere to actualise themselves." The fact which corresponds to this Platonic and poetic expression is that moral impulses ..."

7. The Higher Powers of Mind and Spirit by Ralph Waldo Trine (1917)
"Not, then, to sit and idly fold the hands, expecting it to actualise itself, but to take hold of the first thing that offers itself to do,—that lies ..."

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