transitive verb-·ized·, -·iz·ing
- to give material form or characteristics to; represent in material form
- to make (a spirit, etc.) appear in bodily form
- to make materialistic
- to become fact; develop into something real or tangible; be realized: a plan that never materialized
- to take on, or appear in, bodily form: said of spirits, etc.
- to appear suddenly or unexpectedly