Definition of 'realize'
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We must move if we are to realize our full potential and quality of life. Survive the Nine to Five - a woman's guide to working well (1989)And after about five years they really realize something about writing. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)The potential to realize economies of scale can be limited for a variety of reasons. Collins Dictionary of Economics (1993)All at once he had realized something to the full. The Secret Garden (1911)Are we growing our smaller and mediumsized companies and realizing their potential? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Many extremely busy women fit in exercise because they realize its benefits pay them back many times over. Christianity Today (2000)Democratic liberty becomes the liberty to pursue and realize individual potential within the framework of an egalitarian society. Democracy and its Critics - Anglo-American democratic thought in the nineteenth century (1989)The pity of it is that gardeners and designers fail to realize how much they have to learn from one another. A Patchwork Garden: Unexpected Pleasures from a Country Garden (1990)She clutched her belly again, realizing there had been no movement in there for some time. A Plague of Angels (1993)If one becomes involved with such a person, one gradually realizes that something is basically wrong. An Alternative Approach to Allergies (1990)Sara realized how much practice he had had when he spoke to her in his nice, encouraging voice. A Little Princess (1905)
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Translations for 'realize'
British English: realize /ˈrɪəˌlaɪz/ VERB
If you realize that something is true, you become aware of that fact or understand it.
People don't realize how serious this is.
They slowly realized that there were going to be big changes.
- American English: realize
- Arabic: يُدْرِكُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: perceber
- Chinese: 认识到
- Croatian: uvidjeti
- Czech: uvědomit si
- Danish: indse
- Dutch: realiseren (zich)
- European Spanish: percatarse de
- Finnish: tajuta
- French: réaliser se rendre compte
- German: erkennen
- Greek: συνειδητοποιώ
- Italian: realizzare
- Japanese: 十分に理解する
- Korean: 깨닫다
- Norwegian: innse
- Polish: zrozumieć
- European Portuguese: perceber
- Romanian: a-și da seama
- Russian: осознавать
- Spanish: percatarse
- Swedish: inse
- Thai: ตระหนัก
- Turkish: farkına varmak
- Ukrainian: усвідомлювати
- Vietnamese: nhận ra
Definition of realize from the Collins English Dictionary
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