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