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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of realise.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. successfully completed or brought to an end


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • It may be a fantasy to return to a state of perfect security in strong arms, but for most of us, fantasy realised is nothing short of psychic disaster.

    Vampire Love « Tales from the Reading Room

  • In their ‘statement of policy’ in the first issue they said that “… what SF must have before all its potentials can be realised is a wide and flourishing literature of intelligent criticism.”

    2009 April « Official Harry Harrison News Blog

  • These little houses are for a swap on Creative Swaps, which I just realised is due TO Lenna in the US by the 31st August, not due in the post by then.

    Little houses

  • The most important thing I've realised is that while I'm ending the first draft where I originally intended ending the book, the finished version will end later.

    Prodigal Mage update

  • What no one seems to have realised is why was Learno Chindamo in this country in the first place?


  • I realised from the outset that the thing is a failure — as everything since the Mts. of Madness has been.

    Inspiration from Lovecraft for fiction writers « Skulls in the Stars

  • On the way in realised there was no socket in the car to charge the mobile!

    What a day...

  • What some people don't seem to have realised is that I go on these programmes, not as a Tory Party representative but as a right of centre pundit.

    Commentating on PMQs on Sky News Tonight

  • I should probably have realised from the noose he pointed out in the first minute of the play that Lee was plumping for the hanging version.

    Anus domini

  • I read the book, enjoyed it, and whilst asleep my brain realised that there is a gaping hole in the plot.

    Reader reviews of The Attorney by Steve Martini.


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