What does realization mean?

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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word realization.

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

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. ralisation.]

How to pronounce realization?

  1. Alex
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How to say realization in sign language?

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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. Danielle LaPorte:

    Self realization rocks

  2. Bobby Jindal:

    I've come to the realization that this is not my time.

  3. George Santayana:

    An ideal cannot wait for its realization to prove its validity.

  4. Earl Nightingale:

    Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal.

  5. Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz:

    There will be a realization that we had better put up a fresh face.

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  • Erkenntnis, Umsetzung, Verwirklichung, Realisation, ErfüllungGerman
  • 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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