Definition of MATURE

fully grown or developed <I like pears when they're still hard, before they're mature>
Related Words aged, aging (or ageing), long-lived, old, older; golden, mellow
having reached the date at which payment is required <mature bonds>
Synonyms mature
Near Antonyms cleared, liquidated, paid (off or up), repaid, settled; prepaid
Antonyms undue
relating to or typical of adults; displaying proper maturity <that wasn't a very mature response to my well-meaning criticism>
Synonyms grown-up, mature
Near Antonyms childish, infantile, kiddish
dealing in or with explicitly sexual material <a mature talk show that is available only on pay-cable>
Antonyms clean, G-rated

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