"realizes" in the verb sense
1. recognize, recognise, realize, realise, agnize, agnise
be fully aware or cognizant of
2. understand, realize, realise, see
perceive (an idea or situation) mentally
"Now I see!"
"I just can't see your point"
"Does she realize how important this decision is?"
"I don't understand the idea"
3. realize, realise, actualize, actualise, substantiate
make real or concrete give reality or substance to
"our ideas must be substantiated into actions"
4. gain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring in
earn on some commercial or business transaction earn as salary or wages
"How much do you make a month in your new job?"
"She earns a lot in her new job"
"this merger brought in lots of money"
"He clears $5,000 each month"
5. realize, realise
convert into cash of goods and property
6. realize, realise
expand or complete (a part in a piece of baroque music) by supplying the harmonies indicated in the figured bass
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