Synonyms and Antonyms of materialize

  1. 1 to come into existence the business speculator promised profits that never seemed to materialize Synonyms actualize, appear, arise, break, commence, dawn, engender, form, begin, originate, set in, spring, startRelated Words be, breathe, exist, live, subsist; arrive, come on, emerge; coalesce, cohere, shape (up); continue, endure, last, persist, surviveNear Antonyms conclude, desist, discontinue, finish, halt, quit, terminate; disappear, dissolve, evaporate, vanish; depart, die, expire, pass away, perishAntonyms cease, end, stop

  2. 2 to come into view the train station materialized through the fog Synonyms come out, appear, show, show up, turn up, unfoldRelated Words reappear, resurface; bulk, loom; arrive, come; dawn, debut; arise, blossom, bob (up), break, break out, crop (up), emerge, erupt, issue, outcrop, rise, shoot (up), spring (up), surface; happen, occur; reappear, rematerializeNear Antonyms depart, leave, retire, withdrawAntonyms clear, disappear, dissolve, evanesce, evaporate, fade, go (away), melt (away), vanish

  3. 3 to come to one's attention especially gradually or unexpectedly an unforeseen problem with this project seems to have materialized Synonyms come up, crop (up), emerge, arise, spring (up), surfaceRelated Words 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

  4. 4 to represent in visible form a statue of a grieving woman that seems to materialize the very concept of grief Synonyms body, epitomize, express, externalize, incarnate, incorporate, instantiate, manifest, embody, personalize, personify, substantiateRelated Words actualize, concretize, realize; exemplify, illustrate, image, objectify, symbolize, typifyAntonyms disembody

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to cast off or become cast off

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