verb (used with object), re·al·ized, re·al·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), re·al·ized, re·al·iz·ing.
- reality testing,
- reality tv,
Origin of realize
Examples from the Web for realize
Our duty is to make sure that they realize that the Prophet is not avenged.
And in order for them to realize their vision, they are willing to use any means.
It just took the “other” Senhor José a few decades to realize that.
Finding the common bonds that help us realize that we have far more in common than that which separates us.
Finally, Van Cleef and Martin realize Liberty is going too far.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
No one seems to realize how beautiful a thing like that could be made.The "Genius"|Theodore Dreiser
Hour by hour I was beginning to realize one of the inevitable results of Time.Summer Cruising in the South Seas|Charles Warren Stoddard
Not for a moment did she appear to realize the dreadful mistake she had made.A Lover in Homespun|F. Clifford Smith
If Betty knew it, then Consuello, too, must realize that he loved her.Spring Street|James H. Richardson
Every evening he told her that anybody with ordinary gumption ought to realize that night air was bad for the human frame.Alice Adams|Booth Tarkington
- 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
1610s, "bring into existence," from French réaliser "make real" (16c.), from Middle French real "actual" (see real (adj.)). Sense of "understand clearly, make real in the mind" is first recorded 1775. Sense of "obtain, amass" is from 1753. Related: Realized; realizing.