1. [ noun ] making real or giving the appearance of reality
Synonyms: realization actualisation actualization
Related terms: creating_by_mental_acts objectification realize
2. [ noun ] (psychology) coming to understand something clearly and distinctly
Synonyms: realization recognition

"a growing realization of the risk involved" "a sudden recognition of the problem he faced" "increasing recognition that diabetes frequently coexists with other chronic diseases"

Related terms: understanding understand recognize
3. [ noun ] (business) a sale in order to obtain money (as a sale of stock or a sale of the estate of a bankrupt person) or the money so obtained
Synonyms: realization
Related terms: sale realize
4. [ noun ] (music) the completion or enrichment of a piece of music left sparsely notated by a composer
Synonyms: realization
Related terms: composing realise
5. [ noun ] (music,fine art) a musical composition that has been completed or enriched by someone other than the composer
Synonyms: realization
Related terms: musical_composition realise
6. [ noun ] something that is realized
Synonyms: fruition realization

"the victory was the realization of a whole year's work"

Related terms: consummation realize
Similar spelling:   realization