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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The migration path has been to move applications that are least risky first, and with cloud technology rapidly maturing they have been able to accelerate these efforts.
She has matured tremendously as a person and as a basketball player.The Seattle Storm Have Been Here Before. Can The Las Vegas Aces Break Through?|Howard Megdal|October 2, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Of course, by 2016, the market was already mature — particularly for Android phones.
Buy nowAs the gravel genre has matured, some bike features have become standardized.
Once technologies like that have matured, however, it will result in more powerful factories that are considerably smaller than those that already exist.Tesla’s new battery tech promises a road to a cheap self-driving electric car|Stan Horaczek|September 24, 2020|Popular Science
It was more the realization that he was maturing, even though he might not realize that.
And now we are looking at the agaves maturing 5, 6, 7-years-old.Happy National Tequila Day! Here’s How Climate Change Is Murdering Your Tequila|Asawin Suebsaeng|July 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The metro revolution reflects the maturing of U.S. cities and metros in terms of capacity and focus.
But when I got older, I started maturing and knowing my body a lot more.Ryan Lochte Tells All: Sex, Swimming, Dating, Drinking, and Dieting|Anna Klassen|April 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It has to borrow about $4 trillion more to pay off maturing debt.
The color of the plants while growing, is a dark rich green, and they are of a uniform size, maturing slowly but thoroughly.
Plants that are slow in maturing never (p. 442) make fine wrapping leaves or show a good color.
The selection of large, well-formed plants for the maturing of the seeds, is of more importance than most growers are aware of.
"None whatever," Jack replied, a plan rapidly maturing in his mind as to what he would do if Eloise persisted in going to Florida.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
But it was true that the Foreign Office gave small attention to the great nationalist movements that were maturing in Europe.The Life of Mazzini|Bolton King
British Dictionary definitions for mature
- fully developed or differentiateda mature cell
- fully grown; adulta mature animal