What does realization mean?

Definitions for realization
ˌri ə ləˈzeɪ ʃənre·al·iza·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. realization, realisation, recognition(noun)

    coming to understand something clearly and distinctly

    "a growing realization of the risk involved"; "a sudden recognition of the problem he faced"; "increasing recognition that diabetes frequently coexists with other chronic diseases"

  2. realization, realisation, actualization, actualisation(noun)

    making real or giving the appearance of reality

  3. realization, realisation(noun)

    a musical composition that has been completed or enriched by someone other than the composer

  4. realization, realisation(noun)

    a sale in order to obtain money (as a sale of stock or a sale of the estate of a bankrupt person) or the money so obtained

  5. realization, realisation(noun)

    the completion or enrichment of a piece of music left sparsely notated by a composer

  6. realization, realisation, fruition(noun)

    something that is made real or concrete

    "the victory was the realization of a whole year's work"


  1. realization(Noun)

    The act of realizing; an act of figuring out or becoming aware.

    He came to the startling realization that he had never really known.

  2. realization(Noun)

    The act of realizing; the act of making real.

  3. realization(Noun)

    The result of an artistic effort.

    The painter's realization of her concept was breathtaking.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Realization(noun)

    the act of realizing, or the state of being realized

    Etymology: [Cf. F. ralisation.]

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  1. Alex
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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of realization in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of realization in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of realization in a Sentence

  1. Emeasoba George:

    You are what you think, speak or dream. Yes! so dare to think big, speak positively, dream big and then get busy i.e. act positively and relentlessly towards ensuring the realization of your dreams. For, you will surely end up living big like millionaires and billionaires.

  2. William McCants:

    I mean, there's the famous statement that the president made about [ISIS] being a JV team, they believed that the group would collapse under their own extreme weight, and you wouldn't have to really have to mount an effort against it. I think, of course, there's been a growing realization over the past year that more than wishes and dreams are going to be necessary in order to destroy the Islamic State, and the president is putting more muscle behind it as a consequence.

  3. Daniel Kull:

    Globally, investment in hydro-meteorological services could lead to a realization of up to $30 billion per year in increased economic productivity and cut losses from disasters by up to $2 billion.

  4. Dara Khosrowshahi:

    The platforms are extending into every part of our life and creating superpowers within them, if you communicate something in the old world, you can get it to five people. These platforms allow you to communicate to a million. That realization has created, I think, now the responsibility for all of the platform builders to take responsibility for the content on your platform.

  5. Forrest Smith:

    I sincerely hope Perrin Larton never comes to understand the implications of Perrin Larton seeing detached hearts beating independently because then Perrin Larton would have to confront the realization that with intact fetuses that just fell out, Perrin Larton was actually vivisecting and killing a living fetus.

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  • Erkenntnis, Umsetzung, Verwirklichung, Realisation, ErfüllungGerman
  • realizaciónSpanish
  • realisointi, toteuttaminen, toteutus, toteutuminen, tajuaminen, ymmärrysFinnish
  • réalisation, connaissanceFrench
  • 実現Japanese
  • verwezenlijking, voltooiing, vervulling, besefDutch
  • понимание, исполнение, реализация, осуществление, постановка, выполнение, осознаниеRussian
  • остварењеSerbo-Croatian
  • förverkligande, realiseringSwedish

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