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.
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Example sentences from the Web for maturer
He had grown older, maturer, and wiser, and knew how to make men amenable to his wishes.History of the Jews, Vol. V (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
The thing carries itself to my maturer and gratified sense as with every symptom of soundness, an insolence of health and joy.The Awkward Age|Henry James
She seemed, in her present leadership; to know more of life, than he; to be maturer.April Hopes|William Dean Howells
The movements requiring fine co-ordination, such as those of the fingers and the eyes, are the movements of maturer life.
So we find ourselves involved in the fulsome extravagance of his maturer epistles; so much the worse!Lord Chatham|Archibald Phillip Primrose Rosebery
British Dictionary definitions for maturer
- fully developed or differentiateda mature cell
- fully grown; adulta mature animal