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materialize

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1 to come into existence
  • the business speculator promised profits that never seemed to materialize

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2 to come into view
  • the train station materialized through the fog

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3 to come to one's attention especially gradually or unexpectedly
  • an unforeseen problem with this project seems to have materialized

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4 to represent in visible form
  • a statue of a grieving woman that seems to materialize the very concept of grief

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  • disembody
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The first known use of materialize was in 1710

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“Materialize.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/materialize. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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