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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

How to pronounce mature?

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How to use mature in a sentence?

  1. Paul Simon:

    Music is forever; music should grow and mature with you, following you right on up until you die.

  2. Frank Rodriguez:

    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.

  3. Mignon McLaughlin:

    Immature love says, 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says, 'I need you because I love you.'

  4. T.S. Eliot:

    Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal.

  5. Irish Proverb:

    Twenty years a child twenty years running wild twenty years a mature man-and after that, praying.


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