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  • 21realize*/*/*/ — [ˈrɪəˌlaɪz] verb 1) [I/T] to know and understand something We realize that this is upsetting for you, but it s for the best.[/ex] It s important to realize that this situation is only temporary.[/ex] At the time I never even realized how unhappy… …

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  • 22realize — transitive verb ( ized; izing) Etymology: French réaliser, from Middle French realiser, from real real Date: circa 1611 1. a. to bring into concrete existence ; accomplish < finally realized her goal > b. to cause to seem real …

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  • 23realize — realizable, adj. realizability, realizableness, n. realizably, adv. realizer, n. /ree euh luyz /, v., realized, realizing. v.t. 1. to grasp or understand clearly. 2. to make real; give reality to (a hope, fear, plan, etc.) …

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  • 24realize — verb a) To make real; to convert from the imaginary or fictitious into the actual; to bring into concrete existence; to accomplish. The objectives of the project were never fully realized. b) To become aware of a fact or situation. We realize&#8230; …

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  • 25realize — See realize, know …

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  • 26realize — Synonyms and related words: absorb, accomplish, achieve, act, actualize, adumbrate, appreciate, apprehend, assimilate, attain, author, be acquainted with, be apprised of, be aware of, be cognizant of, be conscious of, be conversant with, be&#8230; …

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  • 27realize — re•al•ize [[t]ˈri əˌlaɪz[/t]] v. ized, iz•ing 1) to grasp or understand clearly 2) to make real; give reality to (a hope, fear, plan, etc.) 3) to bring vividly to the mind 4) to convert into cash or money: to realize securities[/ex] 5) to obtain&#8230; …

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  • 28realize — To understand. To bring to fruition. To obtain the advantage or benefit of a thing, as taking a profit on an investment. To realize means to bring into actual possession. It is ordinarily used in contrast to hope, or anticipation. A man may hope&#8230; …

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  • 29realize — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. comprehend, appreciate, understand; objectify, imagine; gain, net; produce, bring in; fulfill, attain, achieve. See knowledge, completion, acquisition, sale, imagination. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To&#8230; …

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  • 30realize v — I can see naturally, Tom realized …

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  • 31realize — or realise verb 1》 become fully aware of as a fact; understand clearly. 2》 cause to happen.     ↘achieve (something desired or anticipated); fulfil. 3》 give actual or physical form to (a concept or work).     ↘Music add to or complete (a piece of …

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  • 32realize — v. a. 1. Effect, effectuate, accomplish, perform, bring into being or act, work out, bring to pass. 2. Make real, consider as real, bring home to one s self, feel strongly. 3. Make certain, substantiate. 4. Earn, gain, acquire, get …

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  • 33realize — verb 1) he suddenly realized what she meant Syn: register, perceive, discern, be/become aware of (the fact that), be/become conscious of (the fact that), notice; understand, grasp, comprehend, see, recognize, work out, fathom, apprehend; informal …

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  • 34realize — v 1. understand clearly, comprehend, know, Sl. savvy; cognize, be aware of, be cognizant of; get the idea, Inf. get it, Sl. get into, Inf. get through one s head, absorb, take in; grasp, seize, Inf. catch on, Sl. get the hang of, Inf. get the&#8230; …

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  • 35realize — re·al·ize …

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  • 36realize — verb 1) he suddenly realized what she meant Syn: register, perceive, understand, grasp, comprehend, see, recognize; informal tumble to; Brit.; informal twig 2) they realized their dream Syn …

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  • 37realize —   Ho omaopopo, maopopo …

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  • 38realize — To convert any kind of property into money; but especially to receive the returns from an investment …

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  • 39realize — v.tr. (also ise) 1 (often foll. by that + clause) be fully aware of; conceive as real. 2 understand clearly. 3 present as real; make realistic; give apparent reality to (the story was powerfully realized on stage). 4 convert into actuality;&#8230; …

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  • 40realize, know — Realize means to grasp clearly, to understand fully. It is a stronger word than know, which also means to perceive or to apprehend but without the thoroughness and completeness suggested by realize. Realize also suggests the idea of warning or&#8230; …

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