Definitions of realize

  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.
  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.
  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.
  6. To bring into actual existence; hence, to accomplish; to cause to seem true to nature or fact; to perceive the true nature of; to feel fully and vividly; change, as real estate, into money; gain; as, he realized five thousand dollars from the sale.
  7. To make real: to bring into being or act: to accomplish: to convert into real property: to obtain, as a possession: to feel strongly: to comprehend completely: to bring home to one's own experience.
  8. To perceive as a reality; feel or appreciate fully.
  9. To make real; accomplish in fact.
  10. To obtain as a profit; convert into cash.
  11. To sell property for ready money.
  12. make real or concrete; give reality or substance to; " our ideas must be substantiated into actions"
  13. 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"
  14. 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"
  15. To convert property into cash; sell out. realise.
  16. To bring into being or act; to accomplish; to convert into real estate or into money; to consider or treat as real; to bring home to one's self; to bring into actual existence or possession.
  17. Realizable.