Re´al`ize   Pronunciation: rē´al`īz
v. t.1.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.
[imp. & p. p. Realized (-īzd); p. pr. & vb. n. Realizing (-ī`zĭng).]
2.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.
We can not realize it in thought, that the object . . . had really no being at any past moment.
- Sir W. Hamilton.
3.To convert into real property; to make real estate of; as, to realize his fortune.
4.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.To convert into actual money; as, to realize assets.
v. i.1.To convert any kind of property into money, especially property representing investments, as shares in stock companies, bonds, etc.
Verb1.realize - be fully aware or cognizant of
2.realize - 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"
Synonyms: see, understand, realise
3.realize - make real or concrete; give reality or substance to; "our ideas must be substantiated into actions"
4.realize - 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 - convert into cash; of goods and property
Synonyms: realise
6.realize - expand or complete (a thorough-based part in a piece of baroque music) by supplying the harmonies indicated in the figured bass
Synonyms: realise
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