verb (used with object), re·al·ized, re·al·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), re·al·ized, re·al·iz·ing.
Origin of realize
Synonyms for realize
Antonyms for realize
Examples from the Web for realise
Contemporary Examples of realise
We realise the Sea King fleet is ageing and welcome the investment in new aircraft.Is The Real Reason William is Quitting Flying His New American Boss?
March 29, 2013
And I admire Rembrandt too much not to realise the beauty that can be derived from frequenting the synagogue.David's Bookclub: Sodom and Gomorrah
September 29, 2012
Historical Examples of realise
They will know nothing of life till they do,—and natures like his can realise it.
It helps one, or should help one, to realise both, and not to be too conceited about either.
Simply because otherwise he would be unable to realise what he had done.
Her great distress was to realise that she was alone in the obscurity at such moments.The Dream
It is not difficult to realise what a strong position this was.The Story of the Malakand Field Force
Sir Winston S. Churchill
- to expand or complete (a thorough-bass part in a piece of baroque music) by supplying the harmonies indicated in the figured bass
- to reconstruct (a composition) from an incomplete set of parts
1610s, "bring into existence," from French réaliser "make real" (16c.), from Middle French real "actual" (see real (adj.)). Sense of "understand clearly, make real in the mind" is first recorded 1775. Sense of "obtain, amass" is from 1753. Related: Realized; realizing.