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Synonyms for mature
məˈtʊər, -ˈtyʊər, -ˈtʃʊər, -ˈtʃɜr

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mature(adj)

    characteristic of maturity

    "mature for her age"

    Synonyms:
    matured, ripe, fledged

    Antonyms:
    embryonic, adolescent, childish, embryonal, prepubescent, juvenile, jejune, inchoative, puerile, larval, pubescent, underdeveloped, immature, prepubertal, pupal, babyish, prepupal, undeveloped, embryologic, infantile

  2. mature, matured(adj)

    fully considered and perfected

    "mature plans"

    Synonyms:
    matured, full-blown, ripe, fledged

    Antonyms:
    adolescent, juvenile, embryonic, prepupal, pupal, immature, undeveloped, infantile, puerile, childish, embryonal, prepubescent, prepubertal, underdeveloped, pubescent, inchoative, larval, babyish, embryologic, jejune

  3. mature(adj)

    having reached full natural growth or development

    "a mature cell"

    Synonyms:
    matured, ripe, fledged

    Antonyms:
    immature, juvenile, underdeveloped, embryologic, infantile, pubescent, embryonal, pupal, adolescent, prepubertal, prepubescent, prepupal, childish, puerile, inchoative, larval, jejune, undeveloped, babyish, embryonic

  4. ripe, mature(adj)

    fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used

    "ripe peaches"; "full-bodied mature wines"

    Synonyms:
    advanced, fledged, good, ripe, ripe(p), right, matured

    Antonyms:
    prepubertal, larval, embryonic, prepupal, childish, underdeveloped, babyish, embryologic, juvenile, undeveloped, puerile, pubescent, jejune, infantile, immature, prepubescent, pupal, adolescent, embryonal, inchoative

  5. fledged, mature(verb)

    (of birds) having developed feathers or plumage; often used in combination

    Synonyms:
    matured, vaned, fledged, ripe

    Antonyms:
    immature, inchoative, infantile, undeveloped, prepubescent, pubescent, larval, pupal, adolescent, juvenile, prepubertal, puerile, prepupal, underdeveloped, babyish, jejune, embryologic, embryonic, childish, embryonal

  6. mature, maturate, grow(verb)

    develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation

    "He matured fast"; "The child grew fast"

    Synonyms:
    turn, age, grow, farm, produce, spring up, suppurate, acquire, arise, senesce, rise, develop, ripen, originate, fester, maturate, get, uprise, raise, get on

    Antonyms:
    larval, infantile, puerile, adolescent, embryonal, childish, prepubescent, immature, prepupal, undeveloped, inchoative, prepubertal, babyish, jejune, underdeveloped, pubescent, juvenile, embryologic, embryonic, pupal

  7. mature(verb)

    develop and work out fully in one's mind

    "I need to mature my thoughts"

    Synonyms:
    ripen, suppurate, grow, maturate, get on, senesce, age

    Antonyms:
    undeveloped, infantile, pupal, prepubertal, embryologic, immature, prepubescent, juvenile, adolescent, jejune, larval, underdeveloped, embryonic, embryonal, inchoative, puerile, childish, pubescent, prepupal, babyish

  8. mature(verb)

    become due for repayment

    "These bonds mature in 2005"

    Synonyms:
    ripen, suppurate, grow, maturate, get on, senesce, age

    Antonyms:
    underdeveloped, immature, babyish, prepupal, undeveloped, puerile, pupal, jejune, prepubescent, prepubertal, embryonic, inchoative, juvenile, embryologic, pubescent, childish, adolescent, infantile, embryonal, larval

  9. ripen, mature(verb)

    cause to ripen or develop fully

    "The sun ripens the fruit"; "Age matures a good wine"

    Synonyms:
    ripen, suppurate, age, get on, senesce, maturate, grow

    Antonyms:
    immature, jejune, prepupal, pubescent, adolescent, babyish, prepubescent, puerile, infantile, larval, childish, embryonic, pupal, prepubertal, underdeveloped, embryologic, juvenile, inchoative, undeveloped, embryonal

  10. 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"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    inchoative, undeveloped, prepubertal, immature, juvenile, adolescent, babyish, larval, pupal, underdeveloped, jejune, embryologic, embryonal, embryonic, puerile, infantile, pubescent, prepupal, childish, prepubescent

  11. suppurate, mature(verb)

    cause to ripen and discharge pus

    "The oil suppurates the pustules"

    Synonyms:
    get on, fester, age, ripen, senesce, suppurate, maturate, grow

    Antonyms:
    larval, infantile, pupal, adolescent, childish, juvenile, babyish, embryonic, underdeveloped, jejune, inchoative, immature, prepubescent, prepubertal, puerile, pubescent, embryologic, prepupal, undeveloped, embryonal

Wiktionary

  1. mature(verb)

    Fully developed; grown up in terms of physical appearance, behaviour or thinking; ripe.

    She is quite mature for her age.

    Antonyms:
    immature, childish

  2. mature(adjective)

    Profound; careful.

    The headmaster decided to expel the boy after a mature consideration.

    Antonyms:
    superficial

Editors Contribution

  1. grow

    it is a verb.

    the puppy will mature over the summer.

    Submitted by anonymous on January 11, 2021  
  2. responsibity

    Submitted by anonymous on October 5, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mature(a.)

    Synonyms:
    perfected by time, complete, perfect, ripe

  2. mature(a.)

    Synonyms:
    prepared, ready, well-considered, well-digested

  3. mature(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    ripen

  4. mature(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    perfect, bring to perfection, bring to maturity

  5. mature(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    become ripe

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. mature(a)

    Synonyms:
    full-grown, ripe, developed, perfect, prepared, finished

    Antonyms:
    immature

  2. mature(v)

    Synonyms:
    ripen, develop, perfect, season

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How to use mature in a sentence?

  1. Edward R. Murrow:

    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.

  2. Aimee Eyvazzadeh:

    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!

  3. Christian Coleman:

    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.

  4. Chuck Ragan:

    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.

  5. John W. Gardner:

    One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.

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