maturate


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal.

mat·u·rate

 (măch′ə-rāt′)
intr.v. mat·u·ra·ted, mat·u·rat·ing, mat·u·rates
1. To mature, ripen, or develop.
2. To suppurate.

[Latin mātūrāre, mātūrāt-, from mātūrus, mature; see mature.]

maturate

(ˈmætjʊˌreɪt; ˈmætʃʊ-)
vb
1. to mature or bring to maturity
2. (Pathology) a less common word for suppurate
maturative adj

mat•u•rate

(ˈmætʃ əˌreɪt)

v.i. -rat•ed, -rat•ing.
to mature; ripen.

maturate


Past participle: maturated
Gerund: maturating

Imperative
maturate
maturate
Present
I maturate
you maturate
he/she/it maturates
we maturate
you maturate
they maturate
Preterite
I maturated
you maturated
he/she/it maturated
we maturated
you maturated
they maturated
Present Continuous
I am maturating
you are maturating
he/she/it is maturating
we are maturating
you are maturating
they are maturating
Present Perfect
I have maturated
you have maturated
he/she/it has maturated
we have maturated
you have maturated
they have maturated
Past Continuous
I was maturating
you were maturating
he/she/it was maturating
we were maturating
you were maturating
they were maturating
Past Perfect
I had maturated
you had maturated
he/she/it had maturated
we had maturated
you had maturated
they had maturated
Future
I will maturate
you will maturate
he/she/it will maturate
we will maturate
you will maturate
they will maturate
Future Perfect
I will have maturated
you will have maturated
he/she/it will have maturated
we will have maturated
you will have maturated
they will have maturated
Future Continuous
I will be maturating
you will be maturating
he/she/it will be maturating
we will be maturating
you will be maturating
they will be maturating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been maturating
you have been maturating
he/she/it has been maturating
we have been maturating
you have been maturating
they have been maturating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been maturating
you will have been maturating
he/she/it will have been maturating
we will have been maturating
you will have been maturating
they will have been maturating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been maturating
you had been maturating
he/she/it had been maturating
we had been maturating
you had been maturating
they had been maturating
Conditional
I would maturate
you would maturate
he/she/it would maturate
we would maturate
you would maturate
they would maturate
Past Conditional
I would have maturated
you would have maturated
he/she/it would have maturated
we would have maturated
you would have maturated
they would have maturated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.maturate - develop and reach maturitymaturate - develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation; "He matured fast"; "The child grew fast"
ripen - grow ripe; "The plums ripen in July"
find oneself, find - accept and make use of one's personality, abilities, and situation; "My son went to Berkeley to find himself"
develop - grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment; "A flower developed on the branch"; "The country developed into a mighty superpower"; "The embryo develops into a fetus"; "This situation has developed over a long time"
grow up - become an adult
2.maturate - grow old or oldermaturate - grow old or older; "She aged gracefully"; "we age every day--what a depressing thought!"; "Young men senesce"
turn - become officially one year older; "She is turning 50 this year"
fossilise, fossilize - become mentally inflexible
develop - grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment; "A flower developed on the branch"; "The country developed into a mighty superpower"; "The embryo develops into a fetus"; "This situation has developed over a long time"
dote - be foolish or senile due to old age
3.maturate - ripen and generate pus; "her wounds are festering"
suppurate, mature - cause to ripen and discharge pus; "The oil suppurates the pustules"
eject, expel, release, exhaust, discharge - eliminate (a substance); "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas"

maturate

verb
To bring or come to full development:
Translations

maturate

vi
(lit, fig)reifen
(Med, abscess etc) → reifen, zum Reifen kommen

mat·u·rate

1. v. madurar; sazonar;
2. supurar.
References in periodicals archive ?
Convergono, nell'opera giovanile, le riflessioni su Petrarca e il De officiis ciceroniano maturate negli anni padovani a lezione dal Barzizza, che ispirano un atteggiamento di matrice stoica, fatto proprio nel momento peculiare in cui nasce l'opera con un Alberti che rompe i legami con la famiglia, rifiutando di partecipare agli affari commerciali per dedicarsi agli studi.
Increased focus and time invested during TD to maturate technology solutions and reduce system development risk will have a positive contribution to reducing both acquisition cost growth and overall product cycle time to the warfighter.
Because local, state, and federal law enforcement efforts have never been successful at completely eradicating cannabis from American territory and leaving only the federal farm its sole source, renewable germplasm sources invariably remain locally that patients and care providers count on to tap into and maturate, growth cycle after growth cycle, into usable cannabis botanical medicines of varying strains.
This plant can be cultivated in china, but it needs a long time to maturate and the cultivar degenerates easily.