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Adjective: realized  'ree-u,lIzd
  1. Successfully completed or brought to an end
    "the joy of a realized ambition overcame him";
    - accomplished, completed, realised [Brit]
Verb: realize  'ree-u,lIz
  1. Be fully aware or cognizant of
    - recognize, recognise [Brit], realise [Brit], agnize [archaic], agnise [Brit, archaic]
     
  2. Perceive (an idea or situation) mentally
    "Does she realize how important this decision is?";
    - understand, realise [Brit], see
     
  3. Make real or concrete; give reality or substance to
    "our ideas must be realized into actions";
    - realise [Brit], actualize, actualise [Brit], substantiate
     
  4. Earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
    - gain, take in, clear, make, earn, realise [Brit], pull in, bring in
     
  5. Convert into cash; of goods and property
    - realise [Brit]
     
  6. (music) expand or complete (a part in a piece of baroque music) by supplying the harmonies indicated in the figured bass
    - realise [Brit]

See also: complete

Type of: acquire, cognise [Brit], cognize, create, flog [Brit], get, harmonise [Brit], harmonize, know, make, sell

Encyclopedia: Realized

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