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re·al·i·za·tion

realization

 
 
pronunciation:
ri lih zeI shn [or] ri laI zeI shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of being made real; achievement.
Becoming a teacher was the realization of his dreams.
synonyms:
insight, recognition
similar words:
accomplishment, achievement, apprehension, arrival, revelation, understanding
definition 2: something that has been suddenly understood; insight.
She came to the realization that she would never be a movie star.
similar words:
insight