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1. mature

verb. ['məˈtʃʊr, mətˈjʊr'] develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation.

Synonyms

  • get on
  • develop
  • find
  • maturate
  • senesce
  • grow
  • find oneself
  • grow up
  • ripen

Antonyms

  • inexperienced
  • fresh
  • new
  • modern

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Example sentences of the word mature


1. Noun, singular or mass
Plants that are larger and more mature are affected the most by these changes in temperatures.

2. Verb, base form
Over the course of the game, your pets will mature and you'll accumulate goods and wealth.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
As the seeds mature, the pods turn from green to brown as they dry out.

4. Adjective
Dwarf Japanese maple trees reach mature heights of as little as 6 feet tall.

Quotes containing the word mature


1. I hope that five years and ten years from now, I'll be a better man, a more mature man, a wiser man, a more humble man and a more spirited man to serve the good of my people and the good of humanity.
- Louis Farrakhan

2. Immature artists imitate. Mature artists steal.
- Lionel Trilling

3. We do not grow absolutely, chronologically. We grow sometimes in one dimension, and not in another; unevenly. We grow partially. We are relative. We are mature in one realm, childish in another. The past, present, and future mingle and pull us backward, forward, or fix us in the present. We are made up of layers, cells, constellations.
- Anaïs Nin

2. mature

adjective. ['məˈtʃʊr, mətˈjʊr'] fully considered and perfected.

Synonyms

  • developed

Antonyms

  • woman
  • conservative

3. mature

adjective. ['məˈtʃʊr, mətˈjʊr'] characteristic of maturity.

Synonyms

  • ripe
  • autumnal
  • mellowed

Antonyms

  • oldness
  • old
  • youngness
  • majority

4. mature

adjective. ['məˈtʃʊr, mətˈjʊr'] having reached full natural growth or development.

Synonyms

  • marriageable
  • adult
  • nubile
  • matureness
  • age
  • maturity
  • meridian
  • big
  • fully grown
  • fruiting
  • grown
  • efflorescent
  • full-blown
  • prime
  • matured
  • overblown
  • old
  • headed
  • abloom
  • full-grown

Antonyms

  • immaturity
  • immature
  • unsexy
  • greenness

5. mature

verb. ['məˈtʃʊr, mətˈjʊr'] cause to ripen and discharge pus.

Synonyms

  • suppurate
  • fester
  • maturate

Antonyms

  • humble
  • nonpregnant
  • inconspicuous
  • ungenerous

6. mature

adjective. ['məˈtʃʊr, mətˈjʊr'] fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used.

Synonyms

  • aged
  • ripe
  • overripe
  • mellowed
  • ripened

Antonyms

  • minority
  • rejuvenate
  • small
  • little

7. mature

verb. ['məˈtʃʊr, mətˈjʊr'] grow old or older.

Synonyms

  • get on
  • develop
  • senesce
  • maturate
  • fossilize
  • fossilise
  • turn
  • dote

Antonyms

  • mild
  • temperate
  • soft
  • light

8. mature

adjective. ['məˈtʃʊr, mətˈjʊr'] (of birds) having developed feathers or plumage; often used in combination.

Synonyms

  • fully fledged
  • fledgling
  • fledged
  • full-fledged

Antonyms

  • man
  • emotional person
  • liberal
  • juvenile

9. mature

verb. ['məˈtʃʊr, mətˈjʊr'] become due for repayment.

Antonyms

  • current

10. mature

verb. ['məˈtʃʊr, mətˈjʊr'] cause to ripen or develop fully.

Synonyms

  • modify
  • change
  • ripen

Antonyms

  • inferior
  • empty
  • last
  • unpretentious
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