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  • v  be fully aware or cognizant of
  • v  perceive (an idea or situation) mentally
    Does she realize how important this decision is?
  • v  make real or concrete; give reality or substance to
  • v  earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
  • v  convert into cash; of goods and property
  • v  expand or complete (a part in a piece of baroque music) by supplying the harmonies indicated in the figured bass

  • TFK readers are just beginning to realize what a complex, fascinating world we live in.
  • Immigration works far better for Britain than Britons realize.
  • It made me realize how much the people of Asia support me, and that I had to go back.
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  • Daddy dearest
    I realize this day is supposed to be one of sentimental greeting cards bearing images of footballs and fishing piers and containing nostalgic words about how much our fathers taught us, how they made... read more
    June 16, 2013 - Key West Citizen
  • Reminder never a bad thing for July 1
    Most of us realize that, as of July 1, a new license will be required to hunt.
    June 16, 2013 - Observer-Reporter
  • Don't Go to Work Dressed Like These Employees
    We realize that casual Fridays are a workplace standard, and dressing down on most days is more acceptable these days, especially in IT. But there's a difference between wearing a T-shirt with jeans and a ... chicken suit? Yikes.
    June 15, 2013 - Baseline

  • Barack Obama in American Spectator
    At one point last night, Obama said that, "The middle-class will realize greater security, not higher taxes."
  • Matthew Broderick in Seattle Post Intelligencer
    He was an amazing man to work for and with,Cryer said in a statement. "He respected young actors in a way that made you realize you had to step up your game because you were playing in the big leagues now. That's why he got such great...
  • Richard Clark in Wall Street Journal
    These changes are crucial to drive future growth and realize the promise of being a global health care leader for the long term,Chairman and Chief Executive Richard T. Clark said in a press release.

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