Maturate

  • 1 Maturate — Mat u*rate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Maturated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Maturating}.] [L. maturatus, p. p. of maturare to make ripe, fr. maturus ripe, mature. See {Mature}, v. & a.] 1. To bring to ripeness or maturity; to ripen. [1913 Webster] A tree may… …

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  • 2 Maturate — Mat u*rate, v. i. To ripen; to become mature; specifically, to suppurate. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 maturate — index conclude (complete), mature, progress Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 maturate — (v.) 1540s, back formation from MATURATION (Cf. maturation). Related: Maturated; maturating …

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  • 5 maturate — [mach′ə rāt΄] vi. maturated, maturating [< L maturatus, pp. of maturare, to ripen < maturus, MATURE] 1. to suppurate; discharge pus 2. to ripen; mature maturative [mach′ə rāt΄iv; mə toor′ə tiv, mətyoor′ə tiv] adj …

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  • 6 maturate — subręsti statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Pasidaryti tinkamam naudoti, vartoti. atitikmenys: angl. maturate; ripen rus. поспеть; созреть …

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  • 7 maturate — verb ( rated; rating) Date: 1622 mature …

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  • 8 maturate — maturative /meuh choor euh tiv, mach euh ray /, adj. /mach euh rayt /, v.i., maturated, maturating. 1. Pathol. to suppurate. 2. to mature. [1535 45; < L maturatus, ptp. of maturare to grow ripe, bring to maturity. See MATURE, ATE1] * * * …

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  • 9 maturate — verb a) To mature b) to achieve suppuration …

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  • 10 maturate — To suppurate. [L. maturo, pp. atus, to make ripe, fr. maturus, ripe] * * * mat·u·rate mach ə .rāt vb, rat·ed; rat·ing MATURE * * * mat·u·rate (machґu rāt) mature (def. 1) …

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  • 11 maturate — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To bring or come to full development: age, develop, grow, mature, mellow, ripen. See YOUTH …

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  • 12 maturate — mætʃəreɪt / tʃʊ v. mature, ripen, develop; secrete pus …

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  • 13 maturate — [ matjʊreɪt] verb Medicine (of a boil, abscess, etc.) form pus …

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  • 14 maturate — v. n. 1. Ripen, mature. 2. Suppurate, matter …

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  • 15 maturate — v mature, ripen, mellow; grow up, reach adulthood. See mature(def.8) …

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  • 16 maturate — mat·u·rate …

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  • 17 maturate — mat•u•rate [[t]ˈmætʃ əˌreɪt[/t]] v. i. rat•ed, rat•ing to mature; ripen …

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  • 18 maturate — /ˈmætʃəreɪt/ (say machuhrayt), / tʃu / (say chooh ) verb (i) (maturated, maturating) 1. → suppurate. 2. → mature. {Latin māturātus, past participle, ripened} –maturative /məˈtjurətɪv/ (say muh tyoohruhtiv), adjective …

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  • 19 maturate —   v.i.,v.t. become mature or ripe; cause to suppurate.    ♦ maturation, n.    ♦ maturative,   a …

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  • 20 maturate — v.intr. Med. (of a boil etc.) come to maturation. Etymology: L maturatus (as MATURE v.) …

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