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Overview of verb realize

The verb realize has 6 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (48) recognize, recognise, realize, realise, agnize, agnise

(be fully aware or cognizant of)

2. (37) understand, realize, realise, see

(perceive (an idea or situation) mentally; "Now I see!"; "I just can't see your point"; "Does she realize how important this decision is?"; "I don't understand the idea")

3. (8) realize, realise, actualize, actualise, substantiate

(make real or concrete; give reality or substance to; "our ideas must be substantiated into actions")

4. (2) gain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring in

(earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages; "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")

5. realize, realise

(convert into cash; of goods and property)

6. realize, realise

(expand or complete (a part in a piece of baroque music) by supplying the harmonies indicated in the figured bass)

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