- the making or being made real of something imagined, planned, etc.
- the result of such a process: The new church was the realization of a ten-year dream.
- the act of realizing or the state of being realized.
- an instance or result of realizing.
Origin of realization
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Examples from the Web for realization
Sadly, the world will never see the realization of those skills.Dear Leelah, We Will Fight On For You: A Letter to a Dead Trans Teen
January 1, 2015
And that realization comes at the cost of severe, public embarrassment for many, including the victim/proposed.Public Marriage Proposals Must Die
December 28, 2014
The form is defined by the realization of its highest and best potential.The Birth of the Novel
November 27, 2014
“I was truly appalled by the realization of the deceit involved,” Bradlee wrote.The Bizarre Tale of Ben Bradlee, JFK, and the Master Spy
October 22, 2014
It was more the realization that he was maturing, even though he might not realize that.Imagine Andy Samberg as Your Best Man
September 29, 2014
There is no short road to the realization of these aspirations.
Her realization of what this meant was shown in her final speech.
Burke winced, but he made shift to conceal his realization of the truth she had stated to him.
Realization came, as he beheld the woman laughing at him through the window.
Back of its position of honor he saw the girl's realization of her own situation.K
Mary Roberts Rinehart
Word Origin and History for realization
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper