adjective, ma·tur·er, ma·tur·est.
- having attained definitive form or function, as by maturation of an epithelium from a basal layer.
- having attained the end stage of a normal or abnormal biological process: a mature boil.
verb (used with object), ma·tured, ma·tur·ing.
verb (used without object), ma·tured, ma·tur·ing.
Origin of mature
Examples from the Web for maturely
He learned the importance in starting a colony of having a carefully and maturely considered system of government.The Quaker Colonies|Sydney G. Fisher
He maturely considered what he could and would do when Greeley was first nominated.The Life of Lyman Trumbull|Horace White
He communicated the papers to a great number of the members, and discussed them maturely, but privately, with them.
She then proceeded to a detail which showed how well and maturely every minute circumstance had been weighed and considered.Confessions Of Con Cregan|Charles James Lever
I have maturely examined all which has been proposed before me.
British Dictionary definitions for maturely
- fully developed or differentiateda mature cell
- fully grown; adulta mature animal