What is another word for mature?

Synonyms for mature
məˈtʊər, -ˈtyʊər, -ˈtʃʊər, -ˈtʃɜrma·ture

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Wiktionary

  1. matureverb

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

    She is quite mature for her age.

    Antonyms:
    immature, childish

  2. matureadjective

    Profound; careful.

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

    Antonyms:
    superficial

Princeton's WordNet

  1. matureadjective

    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, maturedadjective

    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. matureadjective

    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, matureadjective

    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, matureverb

    (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, growverb

    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. matureverb

    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. matureverb

    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, matureverb

    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, maturateverb

    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, matureverb

    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

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Editors Contribution

  1. grow

    it is a verb.

    the puppy will mature over the summer.

    Submitted by anonymous on January 11, 2021  
  2. grow upverb

    to grow older and be calmer and less childish

    you are now mature

    Submitted by Lisafalzone2011 on June 6, 2022  
  3. responsibity

    Submitted by anonymous on October 5, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. matureadjective

    Synonyms:
    perfected by time, complete, perfect, ripe

  2. matureadjective

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

  3. matureverb

    Synonyms:
    ripen

  4. matureverb

    Synonyms:
    perfect, bring to perfection, bring to maturity

  5. matureverb

    Synonyms:
    become ripe

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. matureadjective

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

    Antonyms:
    immature

  2. matureverb

    Synonyms:
    ripen, develop, perfect, season

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How to use mature in a sentence?

  1. Muhammad Waseem:

    Those (initial) geysers saved seven mature pine trees from felling within one year of their installation, for the project team, it was highly stunning result and a strong reason to upscale the initiative.

  2. Samantha Grant:

    My book deals with my bi-racial family in a candid, warm, personal and socially important way, maybe when Meghan is more mature and reads the book she’ll understand. Some of it she won’t like, some of it she might.

  3. Billy Bush:

    Obviously I’m embarrassed and ashamed, it’s no excuse, but this happened 11 years ago — I was younger, less mature, and acted foolishly in playing along. I’m very sorry.

  4. Manfred Kittel:

    We just have to wait and see how the fish mature in the hatchery and what the environmental conditions look like next winter, the plan theoretically is to put them back in the creek hoping there is enough water to support them.

  5. Scott Gottlieb:

    Because by the time you actually make that decision ... and you start operationalizing a booster campaign, you're talking about maybe late October if the decision comes in September, that you can start getting a sizeable number of people boosted, it takes time to get that stood up and get people into the doctors' offices to get injections. And it will take a couple of weeks for the immunity to mature.


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