1. Characteristic of maturity (synset 301495137)
    "mature for her age"
  2. Fully considered and perfected (synset 300745899)
    "mature plans"
  3. Having reached full natural growth or development (synset 301491608)
    "a mature cell"
  4. Fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used (synset 301496321)
    "ripe peaches"; "full-bodied mature wines"
  5. (of birds) having developed feathers or plumage;
    Often used in combination (synset 301099607)
  1. Develop and reach maturity;
    Undergo maturation (synset 200251067)
    "He matured fast"; "The child grew fast"
  2. Develop and work out fully in one's mind (synset 200928127)
    "I need to mature my thoughts"
  3. Become due for repayment (synset 200579075)
    "These bonds mature in 2005"
  4. Cause to ripen or develop fully (synset 200250855)
    "The sun ripens the fruit"; "Age matures a good wine"
  5. Grow old or older (synset 200248912)
    "She aged gracefully"; "we age every day--what a depressing thought!"; "Young men senesce"
  6. Cause to ripen and discharge pus (synset 200096933)
    "The oil suppurates the pustules"

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