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〔 mәˋtUr,-ˋtjUr 〕


〔 mәˊtjuә 〕

Overview of verb mature

The verb mature has 6 senses

  • mature, maturate, grow -- (develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation; "He matured fast"; "The child grew fast")

  • mature -- (develop and work out fully in one's mind; "I need to mature my thoughts")

  • mature -- (become due for repayment; "These bonds mature in 2005")

  • ripen, mature -- (cause to ripen or develop fully; "The sun ripens the fruit"; "Age matures a good wine")

  • senesce, age, get on, mature, maturate -- (grow old or older; "She aged gracefully"; "we age every day--what a depressing thought!"; "Young men senesce")

  • suppurate, mature -- (cause to ripen and discharge pus; "The oil suppurates the pustules")

Overview of adj mature

The adj mature has 5 senses

  • mature -- (characteristic of maturity; "mature for her age")

  • mature, matured -- (fully considered and perfected; "mature plans")

  • mature -- (having reached full natural growth or development; "a mature cell")

  • ripe, mature -- (fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used; "ripe peaches"; "full-bodied mature wines")

  • fledged, mature -- ((of birds) having developed feathers or plumage; often used in combination)