Textual thesaurus for "mature"

(adj) matured

fully considered and perfected

mature plans

(adj) fledged

(of birds) having developed feathers or plumage; often used in combination

(adj) ripe

fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used

ripe peaches; full-bodied mature wines

(verb) suppurate

cause to ripen and discharge pus

The oil suppurates the pustules

(verb) maturate, get on, senesce, age

grow old or older

She aged gracefully; we age every day--what a depressing thought!; Young men senesce

(verb) ripen

cause to ripen or develop fully

The sun ripens the fruit; Age matures a good wine

(verb) maturate, grow

develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation

He matured fast; The child grew fast