HyperDic: maturate

English > 3 senses of the word maturate:
VERBchangematurate, mature, growdevelop and reach maturity
changematurate, senesce, age, get on, maturegrow old or older
bodymaturate, fester, suppurateripen and generate pus
English > maturate: 3 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningDevelop and reach maturity; undergo maturation.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
ModelSam and Sue maturate
Synonymsmature, grow
Entailssenesce, age, get on, mature, maturateGrow old or older
Narrowerfind oneself, findAccept and make use of one's personality, abilities, and situation
grow upBecome an adult
ripenGrow ripe
BroaderdevelopGrow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment
Spanishcrecer, cultivar, hacerse, madurar
Catalancréixer, cultivar, fer-se, madurar
Nounsmaturationcoming to full development
English > maturate: 3 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningGrow old or older.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymssenesce, age, get on, mature
Caused byagemake older
Entailed bymature, maturate, growDevelop and reach maturity
NarrowerdoteBe foolish or senile due to old age
fossilize, fossiliseBecome mentally inflexible
turnBecome officially one year older
BroaderdevelopGrow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment
Spanishenvejecer, madurar
Catalanenvellir, madurar
Nounsmaturation(biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically
English > maturate: 3 senses > verb 3, body
Meaningripen and generate pus.
PatternSomebody's (body part) ----s
Synonymsfester, suppurate
Broaderexhaust, discharge, expel, eject, releaseEliminate (a substance)
Similar tosuppurate, matureCause to ripen and discharge pus
Spanishenconarse, infectar, supurar, ulcerarse
Catalansupurar
Nounsmaturation(medicine) the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or a vesicle and the discharge of pus

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