characteristic of maturity
"mature for her age"
embryonic, adolescent, childish, embryonal, prepubescent, juvenile, jejune, inchoative, puerile, larval, pubescent, underdeveloped, immature, prepubertal, pupal, babyish, prepupal, undeveloped, embryologic, infantile
fully considered and perfected
adolescent, juvenile, embryonic, prepupal, pupal, immature, undeveloped, infantile, puerile, childish, embryonal, prepubescent, prepubertal, underdeveloped, pubescent, inchoative, larval, babyish, embryologic, jejune
having reached full natural growth or development
"a mature cell"
immature, juvenile, underdeveloped, embryologic, infantile, pubescent, embryonal, pupal, adolescent, prepubertal, prepubescent, prepupal, childish, puerile, inchoative, larval, jejune, undeveloped, babyish, embryonic
fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used
"ripe peaches"; "full-bodied mature wines"
prepubertal, larval, embryonic, prepupal, childish, underdeveloped, babyish, embryologic, juvenile, undeveloped, puerile, pubescent, jejune, infantile, immature, prepubescent, pupal, adolescent, embryonal, inchoative
(of birds) having developed feathers or plumage; often used in combination
immature, inchoative, infantile, undeveloped, prepubescent, pubescent, larval, pupal, adolescent, juvenile, prepubertal, puerile, prepupal, underdeveloped, babyish, jejune, embryologic, embryonic, childish, embryonal
mature, maturate, grow(verb)
develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation
"He matured fast"; "The child grew fast"
larval, infantile, puerile, adolescent, embryonal, childish, prepubescent, immature, prepupal, undeveloped, inchoative, prepubertal, babyish, jejune, underdeveloped, pubescent, juvenile, embryologic, embryonic, pupal
develop and work out fully in one's mind
"I need to mature my thoughts"
undeveloped, infantile, pupal, prepubertal, embryologic, immature, prepubescent, juvenile, adolescent, jejune, larval, underdeveloped, embryonic, embryonal, inchoative, puerile, childish, pubescent, prepupal, babyish
become due for repayment
"These bonds mature in 2005"
underdeveloped, immature, babyish, prepupal, undeveloped, puerile, pupal, jejune, prepubescent, prepubertal, embryonic, inchoative, juvenile, embryologic, pubescent, childish, adolescent, infantile, embryonal, larval
cause to ripen or develop fully
"The sun ripens the fruit"; "Age matures a good wine"
immature, jejune, prepupal, pubescent, adolescent, babyish, prepubescent, puerile, infantile, larval, childish, embryonic, pupal, prepubertal, underdeveloped, embryologic, juvenile, inchoative, undeveloped, embryonal
senesce, age, get on, mature, maturate(verb)
grow old or older
"She aged gracefully"; "we age every day--what a depressing thought!"; "Young men senesce"
get on, age, shape up, progress, bestride, come on, grow, climb on, be on, suppurate, board, come along, senesce, get along, get along with, mount up, get on with, advance, jump on, fester, ripen, mount, maturate, hop on
inchoative, undeveloped, prepubertal, immature, juvenile, adolescent, babyish, larval, pupal, underdeveloped, jejune, embryologic, embryonal, embryonic, puerile, infantile, pubescent, prepupal, childish, prepubescent
cause to ripen and discharge pus
"The oil suppurates the pustules"
larval, infantile, pupal, adolescent, childish, juvenile, babyish, embryonic, underdeveloped, jejune, inchoative, immature, prepubescent, prepubertal, puerile, pubescent, embryologic, prepupal, undeveloped, embryonal
it is a verb.
the puppy will mature over the summer.
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How to use mature in a sentence?
I am entirely persuaded that the American public is more reasonable, restrained and mature than most of the broadcast industry's planners believe. Their fear of controversy is not warranted by the evidence.
They've said they've discovered this precursor cell in humans and this cell can somehow mature into healthy, young fertilizable eggs? Well, that's awesome, let me at that cell!
I haven't been careless, i think I can be more mature about it and more diligent about it... Everybody makes mistakes. Everybody has typos.
I think this is the most mature material that I’ve ever been able to do, I’ve gotten a little older and while I had a blast with all the yelling and the sweating and falling off the stage, this is who I am right now.
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
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- معتق, ناضج, راشدArabic
- madurar, madura, madur, raonat, vencer, raonadaCatalan, Valencian
- dospělý, zralýCzech
- reif, gereift, reifen, reiflichGerman
- maduro, madurar, curado, vencerSpanish
- syvällinen, huolellinen, kypsyä, kypsäFinnish
- mature, mûrir, arriver à échéance, mûr, s'affiner, mûreFrench
- inbheach, abaichScottish Gaelic
- maturare, maturoItalian
- 成熟, 円熟, 成長Japanese
- rijpen, vervallen, volwassen wordenDutch
- maduro, amadurecerPortuguese
- зрeлый, разумный, взрослый, продуманный, развитойRussian
- mogna, mogenSwedish
- erginleşmek, yetişkin, kamil, olgun, olgunlaşmak, ergin, reşit, oldurmak, tekamül etmek, vadesi gelmek, erişkinTurkish
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