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Adjective: realised  'ree-u,lIzd
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: realized)
  1. Successfully completed or brought to an end
    "his mission realised he took a vacation";
    - accomplished, completed, realized
Verb: realise  'ree-u,lIz
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: realize)
  1. Be fully aware or cognizant of
    - recognize, recognise [Brit], realize, agnize [archaic], agnise [Brit, archaic]
  2. Receive money in return for work; make a profit as the result of some business transaction
    - gain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, pull in [informal], bring in
  3. Convert into cash; of goods and property
    - realize
  4. (music) expand or complete (a part in a piece of baroque music) by supplying the harmonies indicated in the figured bass
    - realize
  5. Make real or concrete; give reality or substance to
    "our ideas must be realised into actions";
    - realize, actualize, actualise [Brit], substantiate
  6. Perceive (an idea or situation) mentally
    - understand, realize, see

See also: complete

Type of: acquire, cognise [Brit], cognize, create, flog [Brit, informal], get, harmonise [Brit], harmonize, know, make, sell

Encyclopedia: Realise