verb (used without object), mat·u·rat·ed, mat·u·rat·ing.
Pathology. to suppurate.
Origin of maturate
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Related Words for maturateperfect, advance, flower, develop, mushroom, evolve, blossom, season, age, ripen, round, prime, culminate, progress, mellow, arrive, bloom, grow
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1540s, back-formation from maturation. Related: Maturated; maturating.
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To mature, ripen, or develop.
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