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Definition of mature:

  1. Brought by natural process to completeness of growth and development; fitted by growth and development for any function, action, or state, appropriate to its kind; full- grown; ripe.
  2. Come to, or in a state of, completed suppuration.
  3. Completely worked out; fully digested or prepared; ready for action; made ready for destined application or use; perfected; as, a mature plan.
  4. Hence, to become due, as a note.
  5. Of or pertaining to a condition of full development; as, a man of mature years.
  6. To advance toward maturity; to become ripe; as, wine matures by age; the judgment matures by age and experience.
  7. To bring or hasten to maturity; to promote ripeness in; to ripen; to complete; as, to mature one's plans.

Synonyms:

abloom, rise, come on, big, mellowed, advance, farm, fully fledged, uprise, age, maturate, perfected, efflorescent, aged, marriageable, ripened, fledgling, arise, fully grown, considered, autumnal, jump on, full-blown, senesce, nubile, spring up, full-fledged, thoughtful, produce, turn, grown, mellow, ripen, prime, originate, right, overripe, advanced, acquire, hop on, get along, seasoned, grownup, get on, get on with, get, flowering, mount up, suppurate, adult, grow, bestride, fledgeling, progress, fruiting, fester, mount, shape up, fledged, come along, matured, youth, raise, be on, board, headed, ripe, overblown, developed, full-grown, climb on, ready, get along with, vaned, good.

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