Synonyms for mature
|Grammar : Adj, verb|
|Spell : muh-toor, -tyoor, -choor, -chur|
|Phonetic Transcription : məˈtʊər, -ˈtyʊər, -ˈtʃʊər, -ˈtʃɜr|
Top 10 synonyms for mature Other synonyms for the word mature
- attain majority
- become experienced
- become wise
- come of age
- fill out
- fully grown
- in full bloom
- in one's prime
- of age
- reach adulthood
- reach majority
- settle down
- shoot up
Définition of matureOrigin :
- late 14c., "encourage suppuration;" mid-15c. "bring to maturity," from Latin maturare "to ripen, bring to maturity," from maturus "ripe, timely, early," related to manus "good" and mane "early, of the morning," from PIE root *ma- "good," with derivatives meaning "occurring at a good moment, timely, seasonable, early." Meaning "come or bring to maturity" is from 1620s. The financial sense of "reach the time for payment" is from 1861. Related: Matured; maturing.
- adj adult, grown-up
- verb become adult, fully grown
- Like all growths it will have an orderly development and mature by slow degrees.
- Extract from : « Pax Vobiscum » by Henry Drummond
- Thus the young mite has only six legs, while the mature form has eight.
- Extract from : « Scientific American Supplement, No. 417 » by Various
- They will have intelligence and curiosity that increases as they mature.
- Extract from : « Now We Are Three » by Joe L. Hensley
- Is neglecting to mature your mind, my boy, exactly the way to win the race?
- Extract from : « Vivian Grey » by Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
- Five faces opposite—five mature faces—and the knowledge in each face.
- Extract from : « Monday or Tuesday » by Virginia Woolf
- What perceptible sign of mature age or manliness is there about him?
- Extract from : « The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 2, May, 1851 » by Various
- Did you notice her manners, at once so child-like and so mature?
- Extract from : « The Elm Tree Tales » by F. Irene Burge Smith
- Again he allows these to mature and selects the seed of the very finest.
- Extract from : « The Meaning of Evolution » by Samuel Christian Schmucker
- From the Continent by correspondence we can mature our plans.
- Extract from : « Mistress Wilding » by Rafael Sabatini
- But there was no hurry—a week remained in which to mature the plans.
- Extract from : « The Destroyer » by Burton Egbert Stevenson
Antonyms for mature
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