What does realize mean?

Definitions for realize
ˈri əˌlaɪzre·al·ize

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

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.

  2. realizeverb

    To become aware of a fact or situation.

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

  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.

  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.

  5. realizeverb

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

  6. realizeverb

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

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Realizeverb

    Etymology: realiser, Fr. from real.

    Thus we realize what Archimedes had only in hypothesis, weighing a single grain against the globe of earth. Joseph Glanvill.

    As a Diocesan, you are like to exemplify and realize every word of this discourse. South.

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

  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

  3. Realizeverb

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

  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

  5. Realizeverb

    to convert into actual money; as, to realize assets

  6. Realizeverb

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

  7. 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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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

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

  2. Verbs Frequency

    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. State Anthony Blinken:

    We realize China may not believe us and also proposed to go through the technology and specifications with them ... and prepared to explain to what the technology does and what it doesn't do and hopefully they will take us up on that proposal.

  2. Clint Edwards:

    But before you get angry and judgmental, realize that what you are witnessing is not bad parenting, but rather, parents working hard to fix the situation. You are looking at what it takes to turn a child into a person.

  3. Cristina Peerenboom:

    All the pain and repetition is masked by this amazing drumming movement and actually makes it more difficult, but Cristina Peerenboom and Kirsten Potenza don’t realize how hard it is because Cristina Peerenboom and Kirsten Potenza’re just listening to the beat.

  4. Detective Rodney Curd:

    Don't tell me, 'not that you know,' because that's the first thing that I realize that somebody's not telling me the truth, when they say that kind of stuff.

  5. Bob Schroeder:

    They realize that this is what New Hampshire politics is about: One-on-one relationships with individual community members.

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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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