characteristic of maturity
"mature for her age"
embryonic, adolescent, childish, embryonal, prepubescent, juvenile, jejune, inchoative, puerile, larval, pubescent, underdeveloped, immature, prepubertal, pupal, babyish, prepupal, undeveloped, embryologic, infantile
fully considered and perfected
adolescent, juvenile, embryonic, prepupal, pupal, immature, undeveloped, infantile, puerile, childish, embryonal, prepubescent, prepubertal, underdeveloped, pubescent, inchoative, larval, babyish, embryologic, jejune
having reached full natural growth or development
"a mature cell"
immature, juvenile, underdeveloped, embryologic, infantile, pubescent, embryonal, pupal, adolescent, prepubertal, prepubescent, prepupal, childish, puerile, inchoative, larval, jejune, undeveloped, babyish, embryonic
fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used
"ripe peaches"; "full-bodied mature wines"
prepubertal, larval, embryonic, prepupal, childish, underdeveloped, babyish, embryologic, juvenile, undeveloped, puerile, pubescent, jejune, infantile, immature, prepubescent, pupal, adolescent, embryonal, inchoative
(of birds) having developed feathers or plumage; often used in combination
immature, inchoative, infantile, undeveloped, prepubescent, pubescent, larval, pupal, adolescent, juvenile, prepubertal, puerile, prepupal, underdeveloped, babyish, jejune, embryologic, embryonic, childish, embryonal
mature, maturate, grow(verb)
develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation
"He matured fast"; "The child grew fast"
larval, infantile, puerile, adolescent, embryonal, childish, prepubescent, immature, prepupal, undeveloped, inchoative, prepubertal, babyish, jejune, underdeveloped, pubescent, juvenile, embryologic, embryonic, pupal
develop and work out fully in one's mind
"I need to mature my thoughts"
undeveloped, infantile, pupal, prepubertal, embryologic, immature, prepubescent, juvenile, adolescent, jejune, larval, underdeveloped, embryonic, embryonal, inchoative, puerile, childish, pubescent, prepupal, babyish
become due for repayment
"These bonds mature in 2005"
underdeveloped, immature, babyish, prepupal, undeveloped, puerile, pupal, jejune, prepubescent, prepubertal, embryonic, inchoative, juvenile, embryologic, pubescent, childish, adolescent, infantile, embryonal, larval
cause to ripen or develop fully
"The sun ripens the fruit"; "Age matures a good wine"
immature, jejune, prepupal, pubescent, adolescent, babyish, prepubescent, puerile, infantile, larval, childish, embryonic, pupal, prepubertal, underdeveloped, embryologic, juvenile, inchoative, undeveloped, embryonal
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"
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
cause to ripen and discharge pus
"The oil suppurates the pustules"
larval, infantile, pupal, adolescent, childish, juvenile, babyish, embryonic, underdeveloped, jejune, inchoative, immature, prepubescent, prepubertal, puerile, pubescent, embryologic, prepupal, undeveloped, embryonal
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How to use mature in a sentence?
Music is forever; music should grow and mature with you, following you right on up until you die.
This audience of moviegoers wants to see something different, and there hasn't been much out there for them, this market of specialty crowds and more mature audiences has been underserved.
Immature love says, 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says, 'I need you because I love you.'
Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal.
Twenty years a child twenty years running wild twenty years a mature man-and after that, praying.
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- معتق, ناضج, راشدArabic
- madurar, madura, madur, raonat, vencer, raonadaCatalan, Valencian
- dospělý, zralýCzech
- reif, gereift, reifen, reiflichGerman
- maduro, madurar, curado, vencerSpanish
- syvällinen, huolellinen, kypsyä, kypsäFinnish
- mature, mûrir, arriver à échéance, mûr, s'affiner, mûreFrench
- inbheach, abaichScottish Gaelic
- maturare, maturoItalian
- 成熟, 円熟, 成長Japanese
- rijpen, vervallen, volwassen wordenDutch
- maduro, amadurecerPortuguese
- зрeлый, разумный, взрослый, продуманный, развитойRussian
- mogna, mogenSwedish
- erginleşmek, yetişkin, kamil, olgun, olgunlaşmak, ergin, reşit, oldurmak, tekamül etmek, vadesi gelmek, erişkinTurkish
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