[n] something that is made real or concrete; "the victory was the realization of a whole year's work"
[n] making real or giving the appearance of reality
[n] the completion or enrichment of a piece of music left sparsely notated by a composer
[n] 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
[n] coming to understand something clearly and distinctly; "a growing realization of the risk involved"; "a sudden recognition of the problem he faced"
[n] a musical composition that has been completed or enriched by someone other than the composer
\Re`al*i*za"tion\, n. [Cf. F. r['e]alisation.] The act of realizing, or the state of being realized.