What does Realize mean?

Definitions for Realize
ˈri əˌlaɪzRe·al·ize

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. recognize, recognise, realize, realise, agnize, agniseverb

    be fully aware or cognizant of

  2. understand, realize, realise, seeverb

    perceive (an idea or situation) mentally

    "Now I see!"; "I just can't see your point"; "Does she realize how important this decision is?"; "I don't understand the idea"

  3. realize, realise, actualize, actualise, substantiateverb

    make real or concrete; give reality or substance to

    "our ideas must be substantiated into actions"

  4. gain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring inverb

    earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages

    "How much do you make a month in your new job?"; "She earns a lot in her new job"; "this merger brought in lots of money"; "He clears $5,000 each month"

  5. realize, realiseverb

    convert into cash; of goods and property

  6. realize, realiseverb

    expand or complete (a part in a piece of baroque music) by supplying the harmonies indicated in the figured bass

Wiktionary

  1. realizeverb

    To make real; to convert from the imaginary or fictitious into the actual; to bring into concrete existence; to accomplish.

    The objectives of the project were never fully realized.

    Etymology: Attested since 1610, from réaliser, from real, from reel, from realis, from res; as if .

  2. realizeverb

    To become aware of a fact or situation.

    He realized that he had left his umbrella on the train.

    Etymology: Attested since 1610, from réaliser, from real, from reel, from realis, from res; as if .

  3. realizeverb

    To cause to seem real; to impress upon the mind as actual; to feel vividly or strongly; to make one's own in apprehension or experience.

    Etymology: Attested since 1610, from réaliser, from real, from reel, from realis, from res; as if .

  4. realizeverb

    To acquire as an actual possession; to obtain as the result of plans and efforts; to gain; to get

    to realize large profits from a speculation.

    Etymology: Attested since 1610, from réaliser, from real, from reel, from realis, from res; as if .

  5. realizeverb

    To convert any kind of property into money, especially property representing investments, as shares, bonds, etc.

    Etymology: Attested since 1610, from réaliser, from real, from reel, from realis, from res; as if .

  6. realizeverb

    To convert into real property; to make real estate of.

    Etymology: Attested since 1610, from réaliser, from real, from reel, from realis, from res; as if .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Realizeverb

    to make real; to convert from the imaginary or fictitious into the actual; to bring into concrete existence; to effectuate; to accomplish; as, to realize a scheme or project

    Etymology: [Cf. F. raliser.]

  2. Realizeverb

    to cause to seem real; to impress upon the mind as actual; to feel vividly or strongly; to make one's own in apprehension or experience

    Etymology: [Cf. F. raliser.]

  3. Realizeverb

    to convert into real property; to make real estate of; as, to realize his fortune

    Etymology: [Cf. F. raliser.]

  4. Realizeverb

    to acquire as an actual possession; to obtain as the result of plans and efforts; to gain; to get; as, to realize large profits from a speculation

    Etymology: [Cf. F. raliser.]

  5. Realizeverb

    to convert into actual money; as, to realize assets

    Etymology: [Cf. F. raliser.]

  6. Realizeverb

    to convert any kind of property into money, especially property representing investments, as shares in stock companies, bonds, etc

    Etymology: [Cf. F. raliser.]

Editors Contribution

  1. realize

    To feel, know and be aware of intuitively.

    They did realize how blessed they are to be getting married.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 22, 2020  

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Realize' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1233

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Realize' in Verbs Frequency: #353

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Realize in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Realize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Realize in a Sentence

  1. Lawrence Jones:

    I was never a fan of CPAC being in the swamp. I thought that was a dumb move, i think we're going to see this become a recurring theme. This is one of the benefits of COVID, sadly to say, is that they realize, OK, we're not going to give our money to these liberal states, swampy cities that have all these regulations. Let's take it to the heartland.

  2. Jon Hale:

    Companies are starting to realize that they have a fairly sizable amount of ESG-minded investors in their investor base.

  3. Sharon Collinge:

    The tragedy in most cases is that people don't realize what they have and think they have the flu.

  4. Junichiro Koizumi:

    I want to realize a society, a country, with no fear about the nuclear crisis, but it isn't easy, it's a complicated issue. But I'll try my best to reduce the nuclear power in the future.

  5. Josh Gottheimer:

    Given theserealities, people are going to have to act, i think both sides realize that theres no other choice.

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Translations for Realize

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  • ادرك, حقق, باعArabic
  • adonar-seCatalan, Valencian
  • uskutečnitCzech
  • realisierenGerman
  • αντιλαμβάνομαιGreek
  • ekkonscii, realigiEsperanto
  • realizarSpanish
  • تحقق بخشیدنPersian
  • realisoida, ymmärtää, toteuttaa, huomata, hoksata, älytä, tajutaFinnish
  • réaliser, se rendre compteFrench
  • felismer, ráeszmél, megvalósít, ráébred, észrevesz, rájön, rádöbben, eszébe jutHungarian
  • realizzare, rendersi conto, liquidare, accorgersi, fruttareItalian
  • 悟る, 実現Japanese
  • 실현하다Korean
  • efficio, sentioLatin
  • īstenot, realizētLatvian
  • huatauMāori
  • realiseren, bewerkstelligen, zich realiseren, inzien, beseffenDutch
  • spostrzec, uświadomić, zdać sobie sprawę, realizowaćPolish
  • notar, dar-se conta, concretizar, realizar, perceberPortuguese
  • понять, осознать, реализовывать, осознавать, понимать, осуществлять, реализовать, осуществитьRussian
  • ostvaritiSerbo-Croatian
  • unovčitiSlovene
  • förverkliga, verkliggöra, inse, realisera, sannaSwedish
  • తెలుసుకోవటంTelugu
  • усвідомитиUkrainian
  • 醒腔, 實現, 实现Chinese

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