- to make actual or real; turn into action or fact.
Also especially British, ac·tu·al·ise.
Origin of actualize
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Examples from the Web for actualize
Regardless of the obstacles in her path, she was tirelessly determined to actualize her vision for equality.Libyan Activist Pays Tribute To Slain Spiritual Sister
June 27, 2014
Zero Dark Thirty will be remembered as her personal journey and struggle to actualize what for so long seemed impossible.From ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ to ‘Medal of Honor’ Video Game: The SEAL Team Six Gift Guide
December 19, 2012
They sought to actualize what their predecessors tried to symbolise.The Book of Tea
Youve made it possible for us to actualize our greatest dream.The Variable Man
Philip K. Dick
And seeking to actualize them again, we do but renew the crust.Our Old Home
Not to actualize the idea of the Church, only to strive after its actualization, is the task of a religious communion.
There must therefore be an external agent, itself actual, to actualize a potential.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy
- to make actual or real
- to represent realistically
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Word Origin and History for actualize
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