(v) 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"
(v) realize , realise (convert into cash; of goods and property)
(v) realize , realise (expand or complete (a part in a piece of baroque music) by supplying the harmonies indicated in the figured bass)
(v) 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"