Gradually we realize that her lives are not merely serial but sometimes simultaneous.
Will Democrats ever realize that increased immigration is not only bad policy, but a political loser as well?
They should realize that safe, functioning markets can only exist within the context of an effective legal and regulatory system.
So then, at that point, whenever something like that happens, you realize: You know what?
Now, he argues, both parties are under corporate control, and Americans realize that politics is no longer on their side.
I realize she's on the other side; that I can't, that I must not, permit myself to care.
Do you realize that I haven't seen Nancy since leaving college?
Of course you realize that you have no shadow of right to interfere.
Unless she went on deck, it was impossible for Nan to realize the pressure of the wind.
At that sound Lorand began to realize the danger that threatened the whole household.
1610s, "bring into existence," from French réaliser "make real" (16c.), from Middle French real "actual" (see real (adj.)). Sense of "understand clearly, make real in the mind" is first recorded 1775. Sense of "obtain, amass" is from 1753. Related: Realized; realizing.