Realize etymology


English word realize comes from Latin res, Latin -alis, Latin regem, and later Latin regalis (Of or pertaining to a king. Regal, royal.)

Etymology of realize

Detailed word origin of realize

Dictionary entry Language Definition
res Latin (lat) State, republic, commonwealth. Thing, matter, issue, affair, stuff.
-alis Latin (lat) Used to form adjectives of relationship from nouns or numerals.
regem Latin (lat)
reālis Late Latin (LL)
realis Latin (lat) (post-Classical, philosophy) a realist (in general) actual, substantial, that actually exists. (philosophy) existing in fact, having objective existence. (post-Classical) real. Concerned with or relating to things. Relating to, consisting of, or being immovable property.
regalis Latin (lat) Of or pertaining to a king. Regal, royal.
reel Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
regiel Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
reial Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
real Middle French (ca. 1400-1600) (frm) Royal;.
réaliser French (fr) To carry out, make. To direct (a movie). To finish making. To fulfill (a dream). To perform (activities, task). To realise/realize (to become aware of). To realise/realize (to make real).
realize English (en) (formal, transitive) To make real; to convert from the imaginary or fictitious into the actual; to bring into concrete existence. (transitive) To become aware of a fact or situation.. (transitive) To cause to seem real; to feel vividly or strongly; to make one's own in apprehension or experience.. (transitive, business) To acquire as an actual possession; to obtain as the result of plans and [...]

Words with the same origin as realize