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mature (v):
cause to ripen and discharge pus
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The oil suppurates the pustules
Related Words: suppurate
mature (v):
grow old or older
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She aged gracefully.
we age every day--what a depressing thought!
Young men senesce

Related Words: agematuratesenesce
mature (v):
cause to ripen or develop fully
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The sun ripens the fruit.
Age matures a good wine

Related Words: ripen
mature (v):
develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation
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He matured fast.
The child grew fast

Related Words: growmaturate
mature (v):
become due for repayment
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These bonds mature in 2005
mature (v):
develop and work out fully in one's mind
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I need to mature my thoughts
mature (s):
fully considered and perfected
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mature plans
mature (a):
(of birds) having developed feathers or plumage; often used in combination
Related Words: fledged
mature (a):
having reached full natural growth or development
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a mature cell
mature (a):
characteristic of maturity
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mature for her age
mature (a):
fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used
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ripe peaches.
full-bodied mature wines

Related Words: ripe
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