Definition of Realise

1. Verb. Earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages. "They realise the money "; "He clears $5,000 each month"

Exact synonyms: Bring In, Clear, Earn, Gain, Make, Pull In, Realize, Take In
Related verbs: Make, Clear, Net, Sack, Sack Up
Generic synonyms: Acquire, Get
Specialized synonyms: Eke Out, Squeeze Out, Profit, Turn A Profit, Rake Off, Bring Home, Take Home, Rake In, Shovel In, Gross, Bear, Pay, Yield
Derivative terms: Earner, Gainer

2. Verb. Convert into cash; of goods and property.
Exact synonyms: Realize
Category relationships: Commerce, Commercialism, Mercantilism
Generic synonyms: Sell
Derivative terms: Realisation, Realization

3. Verb. Expand or complete (a part in a piece of baroque music) by supplying the harmonies indicated in the figured bass.
Exact synonyms: Realize
Category relationships: Music
Generic synonyms: Harmonise, Harmonize
Derivative terms: Realization, Realization

4. Verb. Make real or concrete; give reality or substance to. "Did he realise his major works over a short period of time?"; "Our ideas must be substantiated into actions"

5. Verb. Be fully aware or cognizant of.
Exact synonyms: Agnise, Agnize, Realize, Recognise, Recognize
Generic synonyms: Cognise, Cognize, Know
Specialized synonyms: Know
Derivative terms: Realisation, Realization

6. Verb. Perceive (an idea or situation) mentally. "They realise that there was a traffic accident "; "I don't understand the idea"

Definition of Realise

1. Verb. (chiefly British spelling) (alternative spelling of (realize)) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Realise

1. to realize [v -ISED, -ISING, -ISES] - See also: realize

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Realise

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Literary usage of Realise

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1884)
"A Systematic 1 realise on the Theory and Practice of Surgery, by Authors of Various Kations. ... realise ..."

2. English Literature: An Illustrated Record by Richard Garnett, Edmund Gosse (1905)
"... devoted to far-off purposes which none but himself can realise, much less fathom ; independent of counsellors, safely contemptuous of foes, ..."

3. The Bookman (1915)
"One is never out of sight of ruins; and only when one has seen scores day after day, can he realise how wealthy and populous was Ireland eight hundred years ..."

4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1885)
"May the new electors and the new constituencies realise the grandeur and the difficulty of their task, and by their prudence, self- control, and courage, ..."

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