|1.||[ verb ] be fully aware or cognizant of|
|Synonyms:||realize recognize agnise recognise agnize|
|Related terms:||know know find realization|
|2.||[ verb ] make real or concrete; give reality or substance to|
|Synonyms:||realize substantiate actualise actualize|
"our ideas must be substantiated into actions"
|Related terms:||make incarnate realization realization|
|3.||[ verb ] (music) expand or complete (a thorough-based part in a piece of baroque music) by supplying the harmonies indicated in the figured bass|
|Related terms:||harmonize music|
|4.||[ verb ] (business) convert into cash; of goods and property|
|Related terms:||sell commerce|
|5.||[ verb ] earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages|
|Synonyms:||earn make bring_in realize gain pull_in clear take_in|
"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"
|Related terms:||get yield profit eke_out gross rake_off rake_in take_home make net|
|6.||[ verb ] perceive mentally, as of an idea|
|Synonyms:||see realize understand|
"Now I see!" "I just can't see your point" "Does she realize how important this decision is?" "I don't understand the idea"
|Related terms:||appreciate perceive visualize see understanding|