Synonyms and Antonyms of materialize
to come into existence
- The business speculator promised profits that never seemed to materialize.
actualize, appear, arise, begin, break, commence, dawn, engender, form, originate, set in, spring, start
be, breathe, exist, live, subsist
arrive, come on, emerge
coalesce, cohere, shape (up)
continue, endure, last, persist, survive
conclude, desist, discontinue, finish, halt, quit, terminate
disappear, dissolve, evaporate, vanish
depart, die, expire, pass away, perish
to come into view
- The train station materialized through the fog.
arise, blossom, bob (up), break, break out, crop (up), emerge, erupt, issue, outcrop, rise, shoot (up), spring (up), surface
to come to one's attention especially gradually or unexpectedly
- An unforeseen problem with this project seems to have materialized.
appear, come out, show up, turn up
chance, come, come about, fall out, go (on), go off, hap, happen, occur, pass, transpire
interfere, interpose, intervene, intrude
to represent in visible form
- a statue of a laughing child that seems to materialize the very concept of joy
body, embody, epitomize, express, externalize, incarnate, incorporate, manifest, personalize, personify, substantiate