Associations to the word «Realize»


REALIZE, verb. (transitive) To make real; to convert from the imaginary or fictitious into the actual; to bring into concrete existence; to accomplish.
REALIZE, verb. (transitive) To become aware of a fact or situation.
REALIZE, verb. (transitive) 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.
REALIZE, verb. (transitive) (business) To acquire as an actual possession; to obtain as the result of plans and efforts; to gain; to get
REALIZE, verb. (transitive) (business) (finance) To convert any kind of property into money, especially property representing investments, as shares, bonds, etc.
REALIZE, verb. (transitive) (business) (obsolete) To convert into real property; to make real estate of.

Dictionary definition

REALIZE, verb. Be fully aware or cognizant of.
REALIZE, verb. 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".
REALIZE, verb. Make real or concrete; give reality or substance to; "our ideas must be substantiated into actions".
REALIZE, verb. 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".
REALIZE, verb. Convert into cash; of goods and property.
REALIZE, verb. Expand or complete (a part in a piece of baroque music) by supplying the harmonies indicated in the figured bass.

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