self-actualize

verb
self-ac·​tu·​al·​ize | \ ˌself-ˈak-ch(ə-w)ə-ˌlīz How to pronounce self-actualize (audio) , -sh(ə-w)ə-ˌlīz \
self-actualized; self-actualizing; self-actualizes

Definition of self-actualize

intransitive verb

: to realize fully one's potential

Other Words from self-actualize

self-actualization \ ˌself-​ˌak-​ch(ə-​w)ə-​lə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce self-actualize (audio) , -​sh(ə-​w)ə-​lə-​ \ noun

First Known Use of self-actualize

1874, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-actualize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-actualize. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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More Definitions for self-actualize

self-actualize

intransitive verb
self-ac·​tu·​al·​ize
variants: also British self-actualise \ ˈself-​ˈak-​ch(ə-​w)ə-​ˌlīz How to pronounce self-actualize (audio) \
self-actualized also British self-actualised; self-actualizing also British self-actualising

Medical Definition of self-actualize

: to realize fully one's potential

Other Words from self-actualize

self-actualization also British self-actualisation \ -​ˌak-​ch(ə-​w)ə-​lə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce self-actualize (audio) \ noun

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