Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
realize /'riəlaiz/ (realise) /'riəlaiz/
  • ngoại động từ
    • thực hiện, thực hành (kế hoạch hy vọng...)
    • thấy rõ, hiểu rõ, nhận thức rõ (việc gì...)
    • tả đúng như thật; hình dung (việc gì...) đúng như thật
      • these details help to realize the scene: những chi tiết ấy giúp cho việc mô tả cảnh đó đúng như thật
    • bán được, thu được
      • to realize high prices: bán được giá cao
      • to realize a profit: thu được lãi
Concise Dictionary
+be fully aware or cognizant of
+perceive (an idea or situation) mentally
+make real or concrete; give reality or substance to
+earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
+convert into cash; of goods and property
+expand or complete (a part in a piece of baroque music) by supplying the harmonies indicated in the figured bass

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 make real, effect, bring about, make happen, make a reality, actualize, accomplish, produce, achieve, fulfil, materialize, effectuate:
Many of Leonardo da Vinci's inventions were not realized in his lifetime
2 understand, appreciate, comprehend, be aware of, conceive of, grasp, perceive, discern, be or become conscious or aware or appreciative of, recognize, see, Colloq catch on (to), cotton (on) to, Brit twig:
Did Clare fully realize the consequences of her actions?
3 return, gain, clear, profit, make, earn, bring or take in, net, produce, get:
We have realized a substantial profit on the sale of the shares bought when the company was privatized.
Advanced English Dictionary
(BrE also realise) + verb
be / become aware
1 (not used in the progressive tenses) to understand or become aware of a particular fact or situation: [V (that)] I didn't realize (that) you were so unhappy. + The moment I saw her, I realized something was wrong. + [V wh-] I don't think you realize how important this is to her. + [V] The situation was more complicated than they had at first realized. + They managed to leave without any of us realizing. + [VN] I hope you realize the seriousness of this crime. + Only later did she realize her mistake. + [VN that] There was a cheer when it was realized that everyone was safely back.
achieve sth
2 [VN] to achieve sth important that you very much want to do: She never realized her ambition of becoming a professional singer. + We try to help all students realize their full potential (= be as successful as they are able to be).
3 [VN] [usually passive] if sb's fears are realized, the things that they are afraid will happen, do happen: His worst fears were realized when he saw that the door had been forced open.
4 [VN] ~ your assets (formal) to sell things that you own, for example property, in order to get the money that you need for sth
5 [VN] (formal) (of goods, etc.) to be sold for a particular amount of money: The paintings realized $2 million at auction.
make sth real
6 [VN] (formal) to produce sth that can be seen or heard, based on written information or instructions: The stage designs have been beautifully realized.
Collocation Dictionary


fully | dimly
She dimly realized that she was trembling.
| suddenly | quickly, soon | now | for the first time
I realized for the first time how difficult this would be.
| at first
The situation was more complicated than they had at first realized.
| at last, belatedly, eventually, finally | never
I never realized how much it meant to you.


begin to, come to | make sb
The experience made me realize that people did care.
| seem to
You don't seem to realize the seriousness of the situation.
| fail to | be important to


without realizing (sth)
We are constantly using historic buildings, without even realizing it.

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