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Synonyms for ripe

Synonyms for (adjective) ripe

Synonyms: advanced, ripe Definition: far along in time Usage: a man of advanced age; advanced in years; a ripe old age; the ripe age of 90

Similar words: late Definition: being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time Usage: late evening; late 18th century; a late movie; took a late flight; had a late breakfast

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

Similar words: mature Definition: characteristic of maturity Usage: mature for her age

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

Synonyms: good, right, ripe Definition: most suitable or right for a particular purpose Usage: a good time to plant tomatoes; the right time to act; the time is ripe for great sociological changes

Similar words: opportune Definition: suitable or at a time that is suitable or advantageous especially for a particular purpose Usage: an opportune place to make camp; an opportune arrival

Synonyms: ripe Definition: fully prepared or eager Usage: the colonists were ripe for revolution

Similar words: ready Definition: completely prepared or in condition for immediate action or use or progress Usage: get ready; she is ready to resign; the bridge is ready to collapse; I am ready to work; ready for action; ready for use; the soup will be ready in a minute; ready to learn to read