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Definition 1: ripen and generate pus - [verb of body]

Samples where maturate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • her wounds are festering

Synonyms for maturate in the sense of this definition

(maturate is a kind of ...) eliminate (a substance)

"combustion products are exhausted in the engine" "the plant releases a gas"

(maturate has a similar meaning as ...) cause to ripen and discharge pus

"The oil suppurates the pustules"

Definition 2: develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation - [verb of change]

Samples where maturate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He matured fast
  • The child grew fast

Synonyms for maturate in the sense of this definition

(maturate is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is a kind of maturate ) grow ripe

"The plums ripen in July"

(... is a kind of maturate ) accept and make use of one's personality, abilities, and situation

"My son went to Berkeley to find himself"

(... is a kind of maturate ) become an adult

(maturate implies ...) grow old or older

"She aged gracefully" "we age every day--what a depressing thought!" "Young men senesce"

Definition 3: grow old or older - [verb of change]

Samples where maturate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She aged gracefully
  • we age every day--what a depressing thought!
  • Young men senesce

Synonyms for maturate in the sense of this definition

(maturate is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is a kind of maturate ) become officially one year older

"She is turning 50 this year"

(... is a kind of maturate ) become mentally inflexible

(... is a kind of maturate ) be foolish or senile due to old age

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