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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. Thein Sein:

    In fact, the military is the one who is assisting in the flourishing of democracy in our country, as the political parties mature in their political norms and practice, the role of the military gradually changes.

  2. Freedman Fowler:

    We think that the crests of dinosaurs were visual signals so that they could recognize members of their own species, and also tell whether the animal was mature or not.

  3. John Soto:

    Clydesdales are a very gentle breed. When they're young, they're like any other horse -- skittish and more like a kid, more rambunctious. As they get older and more mature -- the more you handle them, the quieter they become.

  4. Winston Churchill:

    Immature love says, I love you because I need you, mature love says, I need you because I love you.

  5. Florin Talpes:

    The Romanian technology industry doesn't stand a chance if it develops products exclusively for the local market, because its needs are 10-15 years behind that of mature markets, if we look at which Romanian markets are mature and state of the art, that is where I would recommend developing technology industries.


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