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  Definition of Maturate
  1. ripen and generate pus; "her wounds are festering"
  2. grow old or older; "She aged gracefully"; "we age every day--what a depressing thought!"; "Young men senesce"
  3. develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation; "He matured fast"; "The child grew fast"
Similar Words: fester, suppurate, senesce, age, get on, mature, grow

 

Hyponyms: turn, fossilize, fossilise, dote, ripen, find oneself, find, grow up

 

Grouped Verbs: suppurate, mature

 

Entailments: senesce, age, get on, mature

 

Derivational Morphology: festering, suppuration, maturation, pus, purulence, ichor, sanies, fester, suppurating sore, growth, growing, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis, age, eld, old age, years, geezerhood, ripening, maturement

 

Anagrams: armature

 

 
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