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Synonyms for realise

convert into cash

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


make real or concrete

be fully aware or cognizant of

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People in these latter times scarcely realise the abundance and enterprise of our nineteenth-century papers.
161} I have vainly tried to realise the construction of the fastening here described.
Anna herself grew quieter in proportion as she came to realise the extent of her power over us.
Renan; a supreme artist, like Flaubert, has been able to isolate himself, to keep himself out of reach of the clamorous claims of others, to stand 'under the shelter of the wall,' as Plato puts it, and so to realise the perfection of what was in him, to his own incomparable gain, and to the incomparable and lasting gain of the whole world.
You don't realise what my past has been in suffering and in shame.
Success was partial--and fitful--still there was a result: ever and anon, the veil seemed to vanish, in a sudden flash of light: but, before I could fully realise the face, all was dark again.
I was very glad to come to such a place, for I had begun to realise that I was not making much progress with the French.