maturate

Definitions of maturate
  1. verb
    develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation
    synonyms: grow, mature
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    ripen
    grow ripe
    find, find oneself
    accept and make use of one's personality, abilities, and situation
    grow up
    become an adult
    come of age
    reach a certain age that marks a transition to maturity
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    develop
    grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment
  2. verb
    grow old or older
    synonyms: age, get on, mature, senesce
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    turn
    become officially one year older
    fossilise, fossilize
    become mentally inflexible
    dote
    be foolish or senile due to old age
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    develop
    grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment
  3. verb
    ripen and generate pus
    synonyms: fester, suppurate
    mature, suppurate
    cause to ripen and discharge pus
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    discharge, eject, exhaust, expel, release
    eliminate (a substance)
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