Definition of Mature


  • cause to ripen and discharge pus
    "The oil suppurates the pustules"
  • grow old or older
    "She aged gracefully"
    "we age every day--what a depressing thought!"
    "Young men senesce"
    - get on
  • cause to ripen or develop fully
    "The sun ripens the fruit"
    "Age matures a good wine"
  • become due for repayment
    "These bonds mature in 2005"
  • develop and work out fully in one's mind
    "I need to mature my thoughts"
  • develop and reach maturity
    undergo maturation
    "He matured fast"
    "The child grew fast"


  • (of birds) having developed feathers or plumage
    often used in combination
  • fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used
    "ripe peaches"
    "full-bodied mature wines"
  • having reached full natural growth or development
    "a mature cell"
  • fully considered and perfected
    "mature plans"
  • characteristic of maturity
    "mature for her age"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Mature

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  • Word Chums® score of the mature (11)
  • Words With Friends® score of the mature (10)

Unscramble mature

88 unscramble word found using the letters mature.

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