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  Words related to mature

Related / Similar Words: suppurate, senesce, age, get on, maturate, ripen, grow, matured, fledged, ripe

 

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

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    See Also: old

     

    Hyponyms: turn, fossilize, fossilise, dote, ripen, find oneself, find, grow up

     

    Grouped Verbs: fester, maturate, suppurate

     

    Attributes: maturity, matureness, age

     

    Entailments: senesce, age, get on, maturate

     

    Derivational Morphology: festering, suppuration, maturation, pus, purulence, ichor, sanies, growth, growing, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis, age, eld, old age, years, geezerhood, ripening, maturement

     

    Language Translations:
    Dutch: volwassen   Finnish: kypsä  
    French: mûr   German: reif  
    Italian: maturo   Polish: dojrzały  
    Portuguese: maduro   Russian: зрeлый  
    Spanish: maduro   Swedish: mogen  
     
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