Realize Definition

realized, realizes, realizing
realized, realizes, realizing
To comprehend completely or correctly.
American Heritage
To make real; bring into being; achieve.
Webster's New World
To make appear real.
Webster's New World
To understand fully; apprehend.
Webster's New World
To gain; obtain.
To realize a profit.
Webster's New World

Origin of Realize

  • Attested since 1610, from French réaliser, from Middle French real (“actual"), from Old French reel, from Latin realis, from res (“thing, event, deed, fact"); as if real +"Ž -ize.

    From Wiktionary

  • French réaliser from Old French from real real real1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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