Definition of "matured" []

  • Relatively advanced physically, mentally, emotionally, etc; grown-up (adjective)
  • (of plans, theories, etc) fully considered; perfected (adjective)
  • Due or payable (adjective)
  • Fully developed or differentiated (adjective)
  • Fully grown; adult (adjective)
  • (of fruit, wine, cheese, etc) ripe or fully aged (adjective)
  • (of a river valley or land surface) in the middle stage of the cycle of erosion, characterized by meanders, maximum relief, etc (adjective)
  • To make or become mature (verb)
  • (of notes, bonds, etc) to become due for payment or repayment (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of mature. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "matured" in a sentence
  • "We have matured from the level of exacting punishment as described in the Old Testament of "an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth," because if we had not, we'd be a nation of blind people gumming our Cream of Wheat."
  • "He is 6-11 of power pitcher and he’s gaining command of his stuff and clearly has matured from the brash and reckless high schooler the Mariners drafted in the first round a couple of years ago."
  • "It was as if he had matured suddenly -- the word matured came to him instinctively -- in the space of minutes."