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Mature vs. Matured

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Matureadjective

Fully developed; grown up in terms of physical appearance, behaviour or thinking; ripe.

‘She is quite mature for her age.’;

Maturedverb

simple past tense and past participle of mature

Matureadjective

Brought to a state of complete readiness.

‘a mature plan’;

Matured

Fully grown.

Matureadjective

Profound; careful.

‘The headmaster decided to expel the boy after a mature consideration.’;

Maturedadjective

fully ripe; at the height of bloom;

‘a full-blown rose’;

Matureadjective

Come to, or in a state of, completed suppuration.

Maturedadjective

fully considered and perfected;

‘mature plans’;

Matureverb

To become mature; to ripen.

Matureverb

(intransitive) To gain experience or wisdom with age.

Matureverb

(transitive) To make something mature.

Matureverb

To reach the date when payment is due

Matureadjective

Brought by natural process to completeness of growth and development; fitted by growth and development for any function, action, or state, appropriate to its kind; full-grown; ripe.

‘Now is love mature in ear.’; ‘How shall I meet, or how accost, the sage,Unskilled in speech, nor yet mature of age?’;

Matureadjective

Completely worked out; fully digested or prepared; ready for action; made ready for destined application or use; perfected; as, a mature plan.

‘This lies glowing, . . . and is almost mature for the violent breaking out.’;

Matureadjective

Of or pertaining to a condition of full development; as, a man of mature years.

Matureadjective

Come to, or in a state of, completed suppuration.

Matureverb

To bring or hasten to maturity; to promote ripeness in; to ripen; to complete; as, to mature one's plans.

Matureverb

To advance toward maturity; to become ripe; as, wine matures by age; the judgment matures by age and experience.

Matureverb

Hence, to become due, as a note.

Matureverb

develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation;

‘He matured fast’; ‘The child grew fast’;

Matureverb

develop and work out fully in one's mind;

‘I need to mature my thoughts’;

Matureverb

become due for repayment;

‘These bonds mature in 2005’;

Matureverb

cause to ripen or develop fully;

‘The sun ripens the fruit’; ‘Age matures a good wine’;

Matureverb

grow old or older;

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

Matureverb

cause to ripen and discharge pus;

‘The oil suppurates the pustules’;

Matureadjective

characteristic of maturity;

‘mature for her age’;

Matureadjective

fully considered and perfected;

‘mature plans’;

Matureadjective

having reached full natural growth or development;

‘a mature cell’;

Matureadjective

fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used;

‘ripe peaches’; ‘full-bodies mature wines’;

Matureadjective

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

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