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Mature

Definition

[adj] fully considered and perfected; "mature plans"
[adj] (of birds) having developed feathers or plumage; often used in combination
[adj] having reached full natural growth or development; "a mature cell"
[adj] characteristic of maturity; "mature for her age"
[adj] fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used; "ripe peaches"; "full-bodies mature wines"
[v] cause to ripen and discharge pus; "The oil suppurates the pustules"
[v] grow old or older; "She aged gracefully"; "we age every day--what a depressing thought!"
[v] cause to ripen or develop fully; "The sun ripens the fruit"; "Age matures a good wine"
[v] develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation; "He matured fast"; "The child grew fast"
[v] become due for repayment; "These bonds mature in 2005"
[v] develop and work out fully in one's mind; "I need to mature my thoughts"


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