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mature

adjective

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1 fully grown or developed
  • I like pears when they're still hard, before they're mature

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2 having reached the date at which payment is required
  • mature bonds

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3 relating to or typical of adults; displaying proper maturity
  • that wasn't a very mature response to my well-meaning criticism

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4 dealing in or with explicitly sexual material
  • a mature talk show that is available only on pay-cable

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mature

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of mature (Entry 2 of 2)

to become mature
  • a young figure skater whose talent is still maturing

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The first known use of mature was in the 15th century

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“Mature.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mature. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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