to make or real; turn into action or fact.
Historical Examples

He did actualise knowing where some things could be hanging.
Matisse Picasso and Gertrude Stein Gertrude Stein

There is something unwholesome in acknowledging any ideal which we do not strive so far as we can to actualise.
The War and Unity Various

His potentialities began to actualise with his comprehension of El Greco and the Venetians.
Modern Painting, Its Tendency and Meaning Willard Huntington Wright

By it more nobly than by any other action man is enabled to actualise his superior nature.
The Reform of Education Giovanni Gentile

It is a value, but not in the sense that man first appreciates it and subsequently looks for it and strives to actualise it.
The Reform of Education Giovanni Gentile

verb (transitive)
to make actual or real
to represent realistically

1810, first attested in Coleridge, from actual + -ize. Related: Actualized; actualizing.


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