realizeverb(UK usually realise) uk /ˈrɪə.laɪz/ us /ˈriː.ə-/
realize verb (BECOME AWARE)
- I didn't realize we had to write each answer on a new sheet of paper.
- If we carry this argument to its logical conclusion, we realize that further investment is not a good idea.
- As she drew closer I realized that I knew her.
- He looked somewhat shamefaced when he realized his mistake.
- Her voice tapered off as she realized everyone was listening.
realize verb (ACHIEVE)
realize verb (MONEY)