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

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  1. matureverb

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

    She is quite mature for her age.

    immature, childish

  2. matureadjective

    Profound; careful.

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


Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. matureadjective

    characteristic of maturity

    "mature for her age"

    matured, ripe, fledged

    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"

    matured, full-blown, ripe, fledged

    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"

    matured, ripe, fledged

    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"

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

    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

    matured, vaned, fledged, ripe

    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"

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

    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"

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

    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"

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

    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"

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

    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"

    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

  11. suppurate, matureverb

    cause to ripen and discharge pus

    "The oil suppurates the pustules"

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

    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 Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. matureadjective

    perfected by time, complete, perfect, ripe

  2. matureadjective

    prepared, ready, well-considered, well-digested

  3. matureverb


  4. matureverb

    perfect, bring to perfection, bring to maturity

  5. matureverb

    become ripe

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. matureadjective

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


  2. matureverb

    ripen, develop, perfect, season

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  1. Captain Kane:

    It was a very mature performance in such a high pressure game. We knew we would have lots of possession but I thought we controlled it well and we moved it quickly.

  2. Colin Bole:

    We will finalise transactions when they are right. We let them mature, we're not going to be pushed into finalising deals at an air show when it's not in the interest of our customer or shareholders.

  3. Patrick Wardle:

    While the average user talking about their daily activities with their family over Zoom are probably fine, I would recommend sticking with the platforms created by more mature companies.

  4. Dan Morgan:

    That has raised some eyebrows, it's a perception that Amazon may be settling into a more mature phase in terms of growth.

  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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