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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.
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