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    ripe - Dictionary definition and meaning for word ripe

    Definition
    (adj) fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used
    Synonyms : mature
    Example Sentence
    • ripe peaches
    • full-bodied mature wines
    Definition
    (adj) fully prepared or eager
    Example Sentence
    • the colonists were ripe for revolution
    Definition
    (adj) most suitable or right for a particular purpose
    Synonyms : good , right
    Example Sentence
    • a good time to plant tomatoes
    • the right time to act
    • the time is ripe for great sociological changes
    Definition
    (adj) at the highest point of development especially in judgment or knowledge
    Example Sentence
    • a ripe mind
    Definition
    (adj) far along in time
    Synonyms : advanced
    Example Sentence
    • a man of advanced age
    • advanced in years
    • a ripe old age
    • the ripe age of 90
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