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 for Realizing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Realize \Re"al*ize\ (r[=e]"al*[imac]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Realized (-[imac]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. Realizing
     (-[imac]`z[i^]ng).] [Cf. F. r['e]aliser.]
     1. To make real; to convert from the imaginary or fictitious
        into the actual; to bring into concrete existence; to
        effectuate; to accomplish; as, to realize a scheme or
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              We realize what Archimedes had only in hypothesis,
              weighing a single grain against the globe of earth.
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     2. To cause to seem real; to impress upon the mind as actual;
        to feel vividly or strongly; to make one's own in
        apprehension or experience.
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              Many coincidences . . . soon begin to appear in them
              [Greek inscriptions] which realize ancient history
              to us.                                --Jowett.
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              We can not realize it in thought, that the object .
              . . had really no being at any past moment. --Sir W.
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     3. To convert into real property; to make real estate of; as,
        to realize his fortune.
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     4. To acquire as an actual possession; to obtain as the
        result of plans and efforts; to gain; to get; as, to
        realize large profits from a speculation.
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              Knighthood was not beyond the reach of any man who
              could by diligent thrift realize a good estate.
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     5. To convert into actual money; as, to realize assets.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Realizing \Re"al*i`zing\ (-z[i^]ng), a.
     Serving to make real, or to impress on the mind as a reality;
     as, a realizing view of the danger incurred. --
     Re"al*i`zing*ly, adv.
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