Realized vs Undertaken - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between realized and undertaken is that realized is (realize) while undertaken is .
* realise (non-Oxford British spelling)
To make real; to convert from the imaginary or fictitious into the actual; to bring into concrete existence; to accomplish.
* (rfdate ) (w)
- We realize what Archimedes had only in hypothesis, weighting a single grain against the globe of earth.
To become aware of a fact or situation.
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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.
* 1887 , Sir (Arthur Conan Doyle), (A Study in Scarlet) , II:
* (rfdate ), (Benjamin Jowett).
- That any civilized human being in this nineteenth century should not be aware that the earth travelled round the sun appeared to be to me such an extraordinary fact that I could hardly realize it.
* (rfdate ),
- Many coincidences . . . soon begin to appear in them [Greek inscriptions] which realize ancient history to us.
(business) To acquire as an actual possession; to obtain as the result of plans and efforts; to gain; to get
* (rfdate ) (Macaulay)
- We can not realize it in thought, that the object . . . had really no being at any past moment.
- Knighthood was not beyond the reach of any man who could by diligent thrift realize a good estate.
(transitive, business, finance) To convert any kind of property into money, especially property representing investments, as shares, bonds, etc.
* (rfdate ) (Washington Irving)
- Wary men took the alarm, and began to realize , a word now first brought into use to express the conversion of ideal property into something real.
(transitive, business, obsolete) To convert into real property; to make real estate of.
* (to convert to actuality) accomplish, actualize