- 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.
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How to use mature in a sentence
The anger and rebellion had been comatose in these years of freedom, but the maturer brain was the more uneasy, at times appalled.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
In the last year of the course, the compositions should be such as will test the maturer powers of the pupil.English: Composition and Literature|W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
We must seek "perfection," the profound maturity of the Christian, by a maturer and yet maturer insight into Him.Messages from the Epistle to the Hebrews|Handley C.G. Moule
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
Mentally, she could hardly be maturer than the hero-worshipping girl in the procession of Miss Vincent's young seminarists.Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete|George Meredith
British Dictionary definitions for mature
- fully developed or differentiateda mature cell
- fully grown; adulta mature animal