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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

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    ripe, maturity, maduro, matured, adult, ripen, ripeness, adults, grown-up, low-hanging, sophisticated

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How to use mature in a sentence?

  1. Phil Pomford:

    E-wallet consolidation at a regional and local level is highly likely as products mature and consumers migrate to those who offer the most services, one likely play would involve one of the big global and/or regional super apps consolidating services across South East Asia.

  2. Octavio Paz:

    The North American system only wants to consider the positive aspects of reality. Men and women are subjected from childhood to an inexorable process of adaptation; certain principles, contained in brief formulas are endlessly repeated by the Press, the radio, the churches, and the schools, and by those kindly, sinister beings, the North American mothers and wives. A person imprisoned by these schemes is like a plant in a flowerpot too small for it: he cannot grow or mature.

  3. Alexis Carrel:

    If you make a habit of sincere prayer, your life will be very noticeably and profoundly altered. Prayer stamps with its indelible mark our actions and demeanor. A tranquility of bearing, a facial and bodily repose, are observed in those whose inner lives are thus enriched. . . . Properly understood, prayer is a mature activity indispensable to the fullest development of personality . . . . Only in prayer do we achieve that complete and harmonious assembly of body, mind and spirit which gives the frail human reed its unshakable strengths.

  4. Simon Cowell:

    When we make these shows it is a bit like we are mining for talent, you dig and you dig and every so often, you find a little diamond. And that is who we found today with you. Your voice is so mature and so real. I have a feeling that in a couple of years time we are going to look back at this moment and say this is the day we discovered Kadie Lynn.

  5. Theo Bronkhorst:

    It was a magnificent, mature lion, we did not know it was well-known lion. I had a license for my client to shoot a lion with a bow and arrow in the area where it was shot.


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