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Definition 1: perceive (an idea or situation) mentally - [verb of cognition]

Samples where realize or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Now I see!
  • I just can't see your point
  • Does she realize how important this decision is?
  • I don't understand the idea

Synonyms for realize in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of realize ) become conscious of

"She finally perceived the futility of her protest"

(... is a kind of realize ) be fully aware of; realize fully

"Do you appreciate the full meaning of this letter?"

(realize has a similar meaning as ...) imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind

"I can't see him on horseback!" "I can see what will happen" "I can see a risk in this strategy"

(realize has a similar meaning as ...) see and understand, have a good eye

"The artist must first learn to see"

Definition 2: be fully aware or cognizant of - [verb of cognition]

Synonyms for realize in the sense of this definition

(realize is a kind of ...) be cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information; possess knowledge or information about

"I know that the President lied to the people" "I want to know who is winning the game!" "I know it's time"

(... is a kind of realize ) know the nature or character of

"we all knew her as a big show-off"

Definition 3: make real or concrete; give reality or substance to - [verb of creation]

Samples where realize or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • our ideas must be substantiated into actions

Synonyms for realize in the sense of this definition

(realize is a kind of ...) make or cause to be or to become

"make a mess in one's office" "create a furor"

(... is a kind of realize ) make concrete and real

(... is a kind of realize ) manifest the effects of (a gene or genetic trait)

"Many of the laboratory animals express the trait"

Definition 4: expand or complete (a part in a piece of baroque music) by supplying the harmonies indicated in the figured bass - [verb of creation]

Synonyms for realize in the sense of this definition

(realize is a kind of ...) write a harmony for

(realize belongs to category ...) an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner

Definition 5: convert into cash; of goods and property - [verb of possession]

Synonyms for realize in the sense of this definition

(realize is a kind of ...) exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent

"He sold his house in January" "She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit"

(realize belongs to category ...) transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)

Definition 6: earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages - [verb of possession]

Samples where realize or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • How much do you make a month in your new job?
  • She earns a lot in her new job
  • this merger brought in lots of money
  • He clears $5,000 each month

Synonyms for realize in the sense of this definition

(realize is a kind of ...) come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

"She got a lot of paintings from her uncle" "They acquired a new pet" "Get your results the next day" "Get permission to take a few days off from work"

(... is a kind of realize ) bring in

"interest-bearing accounts" "How much does this savings certificate pay annually?"

(... is a kind of realize ) earn before taxes, expenses, etc.

(... is a kind of realize ) earn large sums of money

"Since she accepted the new position, she has been raking it in"

(... is a kind of realize ) earn as a salary or wage

"How much does your wife take home after taxes and other deductions?"

(... is a kind of realize ) take money from an illegal transaction

(... is a kind of realize ) make a profit; gain money or materially

"The company has not profited from the merger"

(... is a kind of realize ) make by laborious and precarious means

"He eked out a living as a painter"

(realize has a similar meaning as ...) make as a net profit

"The company cleared $1 million"

(realize has a similar meaning as ...) act in a certain way so as to acquire

"make friends" "make enemies"

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