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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ak-choo-uh-lahyz]
    • /ˈæk tʃu əˌlaɪz/
    • /ˈæk.tʃu.ə.laɪz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-choo-uh-lahyz]
    • /ˈæk tʃu əˌlaɪz/

Definitions of actualize word

  • verb actualize to make actual or real 3
  • verb actualize to represent realistically 3
  • verb transitive actualize to make actual or real; realize in action 3
  • verb with object actualize to make actual or real; turn into action or fact. 1
  • noun actualize Make a reality of. 1
  • verb actualize (Transitive Verb) To make real; to realize. 0

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Origin of actualize

First appearance:

before 1800
One of the 42% newest English words
First recorded in 1800-10; actual + -ize

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Parts of speech for Actualize


actualize popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 70% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for actualize

verb actualize

  • produce — to bring into existence; give rise to; cause: to produce steam.
  • accomplish — If you accomplish something, you succeed in doing it.
  • realize — to grasp or understand clearly.
  • bring about — To bring something about means to cause it to happen.
  • objectify — to present as an object, especially of sight, touch, or other physical sense; make objective; externalize.

Antonyms for actualize

verb actualize

  • fail — to fall short of success or achievement in something expected, attempted, desired, or approved: The experiment failed because of poor planning.

Top questions with actualize

  • how to self actualize?
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