from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. 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).
- transitive v. To describe or portray realistically.
- intransitive v. To become actual.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To make real; to realize.
- v. To become actual or real.
- v. To realize one's full potential.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To make actual; to realize in action.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make actual. Also spelled actualise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. represent or describe realistically
- v. make real or concrete; give reality or substance to
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