1. [Adjective]: (of birds) having developed feathers or plumage; often used in combination

2. [Adjective]: characteristic of maturity; "mature for her age"

3. [Adjective]: having reached full natural growth or development; "a mature cell"

4. [Adjective]: fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used; "ripe peaches"; "full-bodies mature wines"

5. fully considered and perfected; "mature plans"

6. [Verb]: grow old or older; "She aged gracefully"; "we age every day--what a depressing thought!"; "Young men senesce"

7. [Verb]: develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation; "He matured fast"; "The child grew fast"

8. [Verb]: develop and work out fully in one''s mind; "I need to mature my thoughts"

9. [Verb]: cause to ripen and discharge pus; "The oil suppurates the pustules"

10. [Verb]: cause to ripen or develop fully; "The sun ripens the fruit"; "Age matures a good wine"

11. [Verb]: become due for repayment; "These bonds mature in 2005"

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