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realize

re·al·ize

realize

 
pronunciation:
ri laIz
part of speech: verb
inflections: realized, realizes, realizing
definition: to understand in a clear way; to suddenly understand.
Do you realize how hard it is to find a job?I just realized that it is past midnight.
synonyms:
comprehend, understand
similar words:
discover, gather, get, grasp, know, recognize, see
derivations: realizable (adj.), realizably (adv.)