1. Fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used (synset 301496321)
    "ripe peaches"; "full-bodied mature wines"
  2. Fully prepared or eager (synset 301938223)
    "the colonists were ripe for revolution"
  3. Most suitable or right for a particular purpose (synset 301665754)
    "a good time to plant tomatoes"; "the right time to act"; "the time is ripe for great sociological changes"
  4. At the highest point of development especially in judgment or knowledge (synset 301495405)
    "a ripe mind"
  5. Far along in time (synset 300820408)
    "a man of advanced age"; "advanced in years"; "a ripe old age"; "the ripe age of 90"

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