realize

Definitions:

  • To comprehend completely or correctly.
  • To bring into reality; make real.
  • To make realistic.
  • To obtain or achieve, as gain or profit.
  • To bring in (a sum) as profit by sale.
  • To exchange holdings or goods for money.
  • To make or cause to become real; bring into existence or fact: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="realize">realize</internalXref> a project, or a dream of empire.
  • To perceive or comprehend the reality of; make real or distinct to one's self; recognize the real nature or the actual existence of: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="realize">realize</internalXref> the horrors of war; to <em>realize</em> one's danger or one's deficiencies.
  • To manifest as real or as a reality; exhibit the actual existence or character of; cause to appear real or distinct.
  • To bring or get into actual possession; make one's own; clear as a profit or gain; obtain a return of: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="realize">realize</internalXref> a fortune from speculation.
  • To bring into form for actual or ready use; exchange for cash or ready means: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="realize">realize</internalXref> one's stock or securities.
  • To fetch as a price or return; bring in exchange or as compensation; make a return of: as, how much did the cargo <em>realizet</em> his labor <em>realizes</em> but little.
  • To convert into real estate; make real property of.
  • To obtain ready money or profits by sale of property.
  • Also spelled <internalXref urlencoded="realise">realise</internalXref>.
  • To convert any kind of property into money, especially property representing investments, as shares in stock companies, bonds, etc.
  • To make real; to convert from the imaginary or fictitious into the actual; to bring into concrete existence; to effectuate; to accomplish.
  • 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.
  • To convert into real property; to make real estate of.
  • To acquire as an actual possession; to obtain as the result of plans and efforts; to gain; to get.
  • To convert into actual money.
  • To make <xref>real</xref>; to convert from the imaginary or fictitious into the <xref>actual</xref>; to bring into concrete existence; to <xref>accomplish</xref>.
  • To become <xref>aware</xref> of a fact or situation.
  • To cause to seem real; to impress upon the mind as actual; to feel <xref>vividly</xref> or <xref>strongly</xref>; to make one's own in <xref>apprehension</xref> or <xref>experience</xref>.
  • To <xref>acquire</xref> as an actual possession; to obtain as the result of plans and efforts; to <xref>gain</xref>; to <xref>get</xref>
  • To convert any kind of property into money, especially property representing <xref>investments</xref>, as shares, bonds, etc.
  • To convert into <xref>real property</xref>; to make <xref>real estate</xref> of.
  • earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
  • expand or complete (a part in a piece of baroque music) by supplying the harmonies indicated in the figured bass
  • be fully aware or cognizant of
  • perceive (an idea or situation) mentally
  • convert into cash; of goods and property
  • make real or concrete; give reality or substance to
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