HyperDic: ripen

English > 2 senses of the word ripen:
VERBchangeripen, maturecause to ripen or develop fully
changeripengrow ripe
ripen > pronunciation
Soundsray'pahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > ripen: 2 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningCause to ripen or develop fully.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The sun ripens the fruit"
Synonymmature
Cause toripenGrow ripe
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishmadurar
Catalanmadurar
Nounsripeningcoming to full development
English > ripen: 2 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningGrow ripe.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The plums ripen in July"
Caused byripen, matureCause to ripen or develop fully
Broadermature, maturate, growDevelop and reach maturity
Spanishcolorear, madurar
Catalanmadurar
Nounsripeningcoming to full development

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