realize

[ ree-uh-lahyz ]
/ ˈri əˌlaɪz /

verb (used with object), re·al·ized, re·al·iz·ing.

verb (used without object), re·al·ized, re·al·iz·ing.

to convert property or goods into cash or money.
Also especially British, re·al·ise.

Origin of realize

1605–15; < French réaliser, Middle French, equivalent to real real1 + -iser -ize

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British Dictionary definitions for realized

realize

realise

/ (ˈrɪəˌlaɪz) /

verb

Derived Forms

realizable or realisable, adjectiverealizably or realisably, adverbrealization or realisation, nounrealizer or realiser, noun
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