He maturely weighed his plans; the skill and caution of the execution could alone justify the temerity of the resolve.
But this, when he thought of it maturely, he attributed to innocence.
After some further conversation, Washington disclosed a project, which he had maturely revolved in his own mind.
I have maturely examined all which has been proposed before me.
After maturely calculating and weighing p. 16everything: let us confide in the protection of God, said we, and go forth.
General Lee inquired if General Johnston had maturely considered the matter.
He communicated the papers to a great number of the members, and discussed them maturely, but privately, with them.
But these things the council and senate will maturely weigh.'
I will take the papers home with me to Penshurst, and there maturely consider over all the points.
He had told himself all these things, maturely considered them, yet he would not yield to the might of the strangers.
late 14c., "encourage suppuration;" mid-15c. "bring to maturity," from Latin maturare "to ripen, bring to maturity," from maturus "ripe, timely, early," related to manus "good" and mane "early, of the morning," from PIE root *ma- "good," with derivatives meaning "occurring at a good moment, timely, seasonable, early." Meaning "come or bring to maturity" is from 1620s. The financial sense of "reach the time for payment" is from 1861. Related: Matured; maturing.
mid-15c., "ripe," also "careful, well-considered," from Latin maturus "ripe, timely, early" (see mature (v.)).
mature ma·ture (mə-tyur', -tur', -chur')
Having reached full natural growth or development.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of full mental or physical development.