verb (used with object), realized, realizing.
to grasp or understand clearly.
to make real; give reality to (a hope, fear, plan, etc.).
to bring vividly to the mind.
to convert into cash or money:
to realize securities.
to obtain as a profit or income for oneself by trade, labor, or investment.
to bring as proceeds, as from a sale:
The goods realized $1000.
Music. to sight-read on a keyboard instrument or write out in notation the full harmony and ornamentation indicated by (a figured bass).
Linguistics. to serve as an instance, representation, or embodiment of (an abstract linguistic element or category): In “Jack tripped,” the subject is realized by “Jack,” the predicate by “tripped,” and the past tense by “-ed.”.
verb (used without object), realized, realizing.
to convert property or goods into cash or money.
(when transitive, may take a clause as object) to become conscious or aware of (something)
(transitive, often passive) to bring (a plan, ambition, etc) to fruition; make actual or concrete
(transitive) to give (something, such as a drama or film) the appearance of reality
(transitive) (of goods, property, etc) to sell for or make (a certain sum): this table realized £800
(transitive) to convert (property or goods) into cash
(transitive) (of a musicologist or performer)
to expand or complete (a thorough-bass part in a piece of baroque music) by supplying the harmonies indicated in the figured bass
to reconstruct (a composition) from an incomplete set of parts
to sound or utter (a phoneme or other speech sound) in actual speech; articulate
noun 1. a royal domain; kingdom: the realm of England. 2. the region, sphere, or domain within which anything occurs, prevails, or dominates: the realm of dreams. 3. the special province or field of something or someone: the realm of physics; facts within the realm of political scientists. noun 1. a royal domain; kingdom (now […]
noun 1. a person or thing that receives. 2. a device or apparatus that receives electrical signals, waves, or the like, and renders them perceptible to the senses, as the part of a telephone held to the ear, a radio receiving set, or a television receiving set. 3. Law. a person appointed by a court […]
verb (used with object) 1. to count, compute, or calculate, as in number or amount. 2. to esteem or consider; regard as: to be reckoned an authority in the field. 3. Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S. to think or suppose. verb (used without object) 4. to count; make a computation or calculation. 5. to settle […]
noun, verb, Informal. 1. apprentice. noun 1. a male given name. noun 1. an archaic word for apprentice