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Synonyms for mature

Synonyms for (verb) mature

Synonyms: mature, suppurate Definition: cause to ripen and discharge pus Usage: The oil suppurates the pustules

Similar words: draw Definition: cause to localize at one point Usage: Draw blood and pus

Synonyms: maturate, mature, get on, senesce, age Definition: grow old or older Usage: She aged gracefully; we age every day--what a depressing thought!; Young men senesce

Similar words: develop Definition: grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment Usage: A flower developed on the branch; The country developed into a mighty superpower; The embryo develops into a fetus; This situation has developed over a long time

Synonyms: ripen, mature Definition: cause to ripen or develop fully Usage: The sun ripens the fruit; Age matures a good wine

Similar words: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: maturate, mature, grow Definition: develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation Usage: He matured fast; The child grew fast

Similar words: develop Definition: grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment Usage: A flower developed on the branch; The country developed into a mighty superpower; The embryo develops into a fetus; This situation has developed over a long time

Synonyms: mature Definition: become due for repayment Usage: These bonds mature in 2005

Similar words: change Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night

Synonyms: mature Definition: develop and work out fully in one's mind Usage: I need to mature my thoughts

Similar words: develop, formulate, explicate Definition: elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses Usage: Could you develop the ideas in your thesis

Synonyms for (adjective) mature

Synonyms: mature, matured Definition: fully considered and perfected Usage: mature plans

Similar words: developed Definition: being changed over time so as to be e.g. stronger or more complete or more useful Usage: the developed qualities of the Hellenic outlook; they have very small limbs with only two fully developed toes on each

Synonyms: fledged, mature Definition: (of birds) having developed feathers or plumage; often used in combination

Similar words: fledgeling, fledgling Definition: (of a young bird) having acquired its flight feathers Usage: a fledgling robin

Similar words: full-fledged, fully fledged Definition: (of a bird) having reached full development with fully grown adult plumage; ready to fly

Synonyms: mature Definition: having reached full natural growth or development Usage: a mature cell

Similar words: grown, grownup, full-grown, fully grown, big, adult Definition: (of animals) fully developed Usage: an adult animal; a grown woman

Similar words: abloom, efflorescent Definition: bursting into flower Usage: flowering spring trees

Similar words: fruiting Definition: capable of bearing fruit

Similar words: full-blown, matured Definition: fully ripe; at the height of bloom Usage: a full-blown rose

Similar words: headed Definition: of leafy vegetables; having formed into a head Usage: headed cabbages

Similar words: marriageable, nubile Definition: of girls or women who are eligible to marry

Similar words: overblown Definition: past the stage of full bloom Usage: overblown roses

Similar words: prime, meridian Definition: being at the best stage of development Usage: our manhood's prime vigor- Robert Browning

Synonyms: mature Definition: characteristic of maturity Usage: mature for her age

Similar words: autumnal Definition: characteristic of late maturity verging on decline Usage: a serene autumnal mood

Similar words: mellow, mellowed Definition: having attained to kindliness or gentleness through age and experience Usage: mellow wisdom; the peace of mellow age

Similar words: ripe Definition: at the highest point of development especially in judgment or knowledge Usage: a ripe mind

Synonyms: ripe, mature Definition: fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used Usage: ripe peaches; full-bodied mature wines

Similar words: aged, ripened Definition: of wines, fruit, cheeses; having reached a desired or final condition; (`aged' pronounced as one syllable) Usage: mature well-aged cheeses

Similar words: mellow, mellowed Definition: having a full and pleasing flavor through proper aging Usage: a mellow port; mellowed fruit

Similar words: overripe Definition: too ripe and beginning to turn soft