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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of realise.

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Examples

  • Expect them to be signed in a massive record deal and then quickly dropped when the label realises no one wants another Delphic.

    This week's new singles

  • He is one of the industrial agencies by use of which the businessman who employs him supplies himself with goods for the market, or he is one of the units of consumptive demand that make up this market in which the business man sells his goods, and so "realises" on his investment.

    An Inquiry Into The Nature Of Peace And The Terms Of Its Perpetuation

  • It just has to look convincing enough to allow the UK or Sweden to rubber-stamp the request and for them to get Assange out of their airspace before someone "realises" that a mistake was, regrettably, made.

    Boing Boing

  • So when the team fixed jointed legs to their robot's pegs, the software "realises" that it has to learn how to walk all over again.

    New Scientist - Online News

  • So when the team fixed jointed legs to their robot's pegs, the software "realises" that it has to learn how to walk all over again.

    Signs of the Times

  • "realises" just how much danger he is putting her through.

    Epinions Recent Content for Home

  • The novel is written in the form of an extended anxiety dream: manifold impediments spring up to delay his arrival at the concert hall; at one point he realises he hasn't practised the pieces he intends to play.

    Rereading: Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

  • Maybe if marketing realises we're not going to be taken in by this nonsense, they'll stop preaching it ...

    While You Wait For The Others

  • September 1939 to 1 June 1941 on Crete when he realises his fate.

    Thomas Hawksworth

  • Her body arches with tension when she realises her annual holiday with Karen will be shared with Joe, and there is a great moment when, left alone, she stares at a table in rueful stillness.

    The Children's Hour - review

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