[ ree-uh-lahyzd ]
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  1. grasped or understood:A move to coastal Georgia left her with a newly realized taste for the beach and a bloated sunscreen budget.

  2. depicted vividly or made to seem real:Writing historical fiction requires extensive research in order to build up a richly realized world and make it comprehensible to the reader.

  1. completed or brought to fruition:Driven by the concept of outdoor learning, members of the faculty developed the seed of an idea into a fully realized plan.I've performed in some evenings of sketches, but it's been years since I was in a fully realized play with a rehearsal process and a director.

  2. (of a person) having reached one’s full spiritual or psychological potential:He laughs from a deep down center of inner peace, his face radiant with the beauty of a realized soul.

  3. (of goods or securities) converted into cash or money:Cash receipts include all cash generated from operations, including the proceeds from realized assets.

  4. obtained as proceeds, savings, or profit:The company’s realized income has remained roughly the same despite their reduced workforce.If the realized savings do not exceed the financing costs, the energy services company will make up the difference.

  5. Music. (of keyboard music) having the full harmony or ornamentation written out:A fully realized version of the organ part is also available.

  1. the simple past tense and past participle of realize.

Origin of realized

  • Also especially British, re·al·ised .

Words Nearby realized Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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