verb. ['ˈraɪpən'] cause to ripen or develop fully.
Words that Rhyme with Ripen
Example sentences of the word ripen
1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Lemons ripen slowly on the tree, so there's no hurry to harvest the fruit.
2. Noun, singular or mass
The round, strawberry-like fruit ripen during the winter months.
3. Verb, base form
If it's too sour, allow others to ripen on the tree a little longer.
Freestone peaches, almost all yellow, ripen from late July until mid-August, depending on the cultivar.
Quotes containing the word ripen
1. The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do.
- Galileo Galilei
verb. ['ˈraɪpən'] grow ripe.