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Definitions for materialize
məˈtɪər i əˌlaɪzma·te·ri·al·ize

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. happen, materialize, materialise(verb)

    come into being; become reality

    "Her dream really materialized"


  1. Materialize(v. i.)

    To come into existence; as, the promised donations never materialized.


  1. materialize(Verb)

    To cause to take physical form, or to cause an object to appear.

  2. materialize(Verb)

    To take physical form, to appear seemingly from nowhere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Materialize(verb)

    to invest with material characteristics; to make perceptible to the senses; hence, to present to the mind through the medium of material objects

  2. Materialize(verb)

    to regard as matter; to consider or explain by the laws or principles which are appropriate to matter

  3. Materialize(verb)

    to cause to assume a character appropriate to material things; to occupy with material interests; as, to materialize thought

  4. Materialize(verb)

    to make visable in, or as in, a material form; -- said of spirits

  5. Materialize(verb)

    to appear as a material form; to take substantial shape

  6. Origin: [Cf. F. matrialiser.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of materialize in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of materialize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of materialize in a Sentence

  1. Sipho P Nkosi:

    First you have to be ready for your wishes to materialize.

  2. Capital Economics:

    The benefits, however, may not materialize until well into next year.

  3. Steve Maraboli:

    Your dream is a reality that is just waiting for you to materialize it!"

  4. Sherrod Brown:

    I've seen the same promises -- more jobs, higher wages, the jobs don't materialize ... the promises are remade.

  5. Tod Beardsley:

    A small footprint is much more difficult to detect, since thepatterns resulting from the fraudtake longer to materialize.

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  • zhmotnit, zhmotnit seCzech
  • materialisierenGerman
  • aineellistua, materialisoitua, materialisoida, aineellistaaFinnish
  • se concrétiserFrench
  • stöfikön, stöfükönVolapük

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