realise

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Plain form
realise

Third-person singular
realises

Past tense
realised

Past participle
realised

Present participle
realising

  1. (transitive) If you realise something, you become aware of it.
    John just realised that he had left his umbrella at home.
    It took me some time to realise it was you.
    Do you realise what you've done?
  2. (transitive) If something is realised, it is made real.
    My dreams of starting my own company have been realised.

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