Definitions of mature:
  • verb:   develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation
    Example: "He matured fast"
  • verb:   become due for repayment
    Example: "These bonds mature in 2005"
  • verb:   develop and work out fully in one's mind
    Example: "I need to mature my thoughts"
  • verb:   cause to ripen or develop fully
    Example: "Age matures a good wine"
  • verb:   cause to ripen and discharge pus
  • verb:   grow old or older
  • adjective:   having reached full natural growth or development
    Example: "A mature cell"
  • adjective:   characteristic of maturity
    Example: "Mature for her age"
  • adjective:   fully considered and perfected
    Example: "Mature plans"
  • adjective:   fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used
    Example: "Full-bodies mature wines"
  • adjective:   (of birds) having developed feathers or plumage; often used in combination

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