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 realized
Kickstarter is one start-up platform that seems to have realized the danger.
Once I began reading, I realized A Gronking to Remember was a masturbatory tribute to the New England Patriots.‘A Gronking to Remember’ Speed Read: 8 Naughtiest Bits|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Mr. Bachner stayed because he realized the city is filled with artisans and the possibilities fascinated him.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
After four or five months of casual interaction, they realized they both had lost a young parent to cancer.
The Lion Air captain had left his rookie copilot to make the landing until he realized he was in trouble.Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501|Clive Irving|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
She realized it, but there was nothing she could do to husband his strength, nothing left her but to gallop on.Woven with the Ship|Cyrus Townsend Brady
In that glance she realized what a difficult task lay before her.Grace Harlowe's Problem|Jessie Graham Flower
I pity them, because they are fostering ideas which can never be realized.Practical Religion|John Charles Ryle
He realized that in baseball there were many temptations, and he knew that many a fine young fellow had succumbed to them.Baseball Joe in the Central League|Lester Chadwick
Eleanor realized her error and had common sense enough not to endeavor to explain it away.Polly's Business Venture|Lillian Elizabeth Roy
- 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.