Synonyms for ripe

Grammar : Adj
Spell : rahyp
Phonetic Transcription : raɪp

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Définition of ripe

Origin :
  • Old English ripe "ready for reaping, fit for eating, mature," from West Germanic *ripijaz (cf. Old Saxon ripi, Middle Dutch ripe, Dutch rijp, Old High German rifi, German reif); related to Old English repan "to reap" (see reap). Meaning "ready for some action or effect" is from 1590s. Related: Ripely; ripeness.
  • adj fully developed; experienced
  • adj favorable, ideal
Example sentences :
  • The Ficus Platypoda was also found here, loaded with ripe fruit.
  • Extract from : « Explorations in Australia » by John Forrest
  • Young people are ripe for love long before they are ripe for religion.
  • Extract from : « A Treatise on Parents and Children » by George Bernard Shaw
  • It looks as if the Prince were ripe for worse than mischief.
  • Extract from : « The Man Shakespeare » by Frank Harris
  • Go into the forest and wait until his message is ripe for you.'
  • Extract from : « The Trail Book » by Mary Austin
  • They had often met before, but it had been casually, and the hour had not been ripe.
  • Extract from : « The Penance of Magdalena and Other Tales of the California Missions » by J. Smeaton Chase
  • That editor must think that 'Jane Meredith' is full of years and ripe experience.
  • Extract from : « Her Father's Daughter » by Gene Stratton-Porter
  • Then bottle it off; and when ripe, it will be found a very pleasant beverage.
  • Extract from : « Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches » by Eliza Leslie
  • Who could wish a better supper than ripe berries and molasses?
  • Extract from : « The Village Watch-Tower » by (AKA Kate Douglas Riggs) Kate Douglas Wiggin
  • He may have private grievances of which we know nothing, and may be ripe for such a move.'
  • Extract from : « Micah Clarke » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • And that's what he's at the noo, thof he be a scholar, and that a ripe ane!
  • Extract from : « Salted With Fire » by George MacDonald

Antonyms for ripe

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