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v. ac·tu·al·ized, ac·tu·al·iz·ing, ac·tu·al·iz·es
1. To realize in action or make real: "More flexible life patterns could ... nurture and renew our spirits through opportunities to actualize personal dreams" (Fred Best).
2. To describe or portray realistically.
To become actual.

ac′tu·al·i·za′tion (-ə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.


(ˈæktʃʊəˌlaɪz) or


vb (tr)
1. to make actual or real
2. to represent realistically
ˌactualiˈzation, ˌactualiˈsation n


(ˈæk tʃu əˌlaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to make actual or real; turn into action or fact.
ac`tu•al•i•za′tion, n.


Past participle: actualized
Gerund: actualizing

I actualize
you actualize
he/she/it actualizes
we actualize
you actualize
they actualize
I actualized
you actualized
he/she/it actualized
we actualized
you actualized
they actualized
Present Continuous
I am actualizing
you are actualizing
he/she/it is actualizing
we are actualizing
you are actualizing
they are actualizing
Present Perfect
I have actualized
you have actualized
he/she/it has actualized
we have actualized
you have actualized
they have actualized
Past Continuous
I was actualizing
you were actualizing
he/she/it was actualizing
we were actualizing
you were actualizing
they were actualizing
Past Perfect
I had actualized
you had actualized
he/she/it had actualized
we had actualized
you had actualized
they had actualized
I will actualize
you will actualize
he/she/it will actualize
we will actualize
you will actualize
they will actualize
Future Perfect
I will have actualized
you will have actualized
he/she/it will have actualized
we will have actualized
you will have actualized
they will have actualized
Future Continuous
I will be actualizing
you will be actualizing
he/she/it will be actualizing
we will be actualizing
you will be actualizing
they will be actualizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been actualizing
you have been actualizing
he/she/it has been actualizing
we have been actualizing
you have been actualizing
they have been actualizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been actualizing
you will have been actualizing
he/she/it will have been actualizing
we will have been actualizing
you will have been actualizing
they will have been actualizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been actualizing
you had been actualizing
he/she/it had been actualizing
we had been actualizing
you had been actualizing
they had been actualizing
I would actualize
you would actualize
he/she/it would actualize
we would actualize
you would actualize
they would actualize
Past Conditional
I would have actualized
you would have actualized
he/she/it would have actualized
we would have actualized
you would have actualized
they would have actualized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.actualize - make real or concreteactualize - make real or concrete; give reality or substance to; "our ideas must be substantiated into actions"
create, make - make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
incarnate - make concrete and real
express - manifest the effects of (a gene or genetic trait); "Many of the laboratory animals express the trait"
2.actualize - represent or describe realistically
represent - describe or present, usually with respect to a particular quality; "He represented this book as an example of the Russian 19th century novel"


To make real or actual:
Idioms: bring to pass, carry into effect.


[ˈæktjʊəlaɪz] VT
1. (= make real) → realizar
2. (= represent) → representar de manera realista, describir con realismo


References in classic literature ?
He tells precisely how many guns and cheeses and flasks of spirit Crusoe brought away from the wreck, how many days or weeks he spent in making his earthen vessels and his canoe--in a word, thoroughly actualizes the whole story.
According to Cnet, if the deal between Sony and Microsoft actualizes, it would be the first time the company would get into the Windows Phone space.
The issue for solving the status of the families of the killed from the 2001 conflict is one of those issues when raised, besides actualizing the status of these families, actualizes the 2001 conflict, its motives and political consequences.
But have I already depoeticized the appeal?] The call for a possible response, from within an existential and presumably social context, marks scripture as word of God, and God as the harbor of the event that actualizes the possible.
The final sentence of Germaine Warkentin's essay, "Mapping Wonderland," in the December 2005 issue of the LRC should read: "But I keep in mind what the playwright told an interviewer as long ago as 1987, and now actualizes in the 'family of lawyers' in Wonderland, their profane and often desperately funny clients and the sometimes wounded judges before whom they appear: 'Everything I have written about is Toronto, and no matter where I am, in some way everything I write will also be about it.'"
First, the actualizing cause may reside either: (a) in the intellective soul of the human knower whose fully actualized, occurrent knowing it actualizes, or (b) in some other intellective soul.
Using murky, hallucinogenic colors and shifting resolutions, Mayerson actualizes a catholic range of painterly techniques.
Extensive community involvement in the design and implementation of family group conferencing is a critical element related to sustainability, but also one that actualizes it as a community-based practice.
(Indeed, so Neuhouser controversially claims, this is all that is really meant by Hegel's insistence that we revere the state as "divine," namely, that it actualizes that which we most deeply care about, namely, our own self-determination in both its "universal" and "individual" aspects.) Other aspects of Hegel's theory (such as the way he restricts participation in the state to those who are members of corporations and estates), however, cannot be reconciled to liberalism.