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Definition of the verb actualise

What does actualise mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: actualised | actualising | actualises

  1. make real or concrete; give reality or substance to
  2. represent or describe realistically
    • lexical domain: Communication - verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing
    • alternative spelling: actualize
    • more generic word: represent = describe or present, usually with respect to a particular quality

Alternative definition of the verb actualise


  1. To make real; to realise.

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Google previewFour Approaches to Counselling and Psychotherapy (2005)

by Professor of Psychotherapuetic Studies Windy Dryden, Windy Dryden, Jill Mytton

The word actualise means to make real, to bring into existence. This strong drive continues throughout life as we move towards the fulfilment of all that it is possible for us to achieve and become. None of us ever lives long enough to know our ...

Google previewDictionary of Hard Words (1910)

by Robert Morris Pierce

[also spelt actualise] ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Noted Names of Fiction (1866)

Including Also Pseudonyms, Surnames Bestowed on Eminent Men [etc] by William Adolphus Wheeler

In the Peripatetie philosophy, entelechy signified an actuality, or an object completely actualise , in contradistinction to mere potential existence. En-tel'lus. See Dimes. E'os. [Gr. 'Hrbe] (Gr. Myth.) The goddess of the dawn; the same as Aurora.

Google previewChambers's Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1900)

by Andrew Findlater

Actualise ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1906)

actualisation, actualise. See actualization, actualize. actualism (ak'tu-al-izm), n.

Google previewNuttall's Standard Dictionary of the English Language (1914)

Based on the Labours of the Most Eminent Lexicographers ... by P. Austin Nuttall

Actualise, akt'-yu-al-ize . v.o. to make actual. Actualization, akt'-yu-af-ixe-*'-tion, в. making actual Actuary, ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3T1U1A1L1I1S1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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