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Definition 1: grow ripe - [verb of change]

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

  • The plums ripen in July

(ripen is a kind of ...) develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation

"He matured fast" "The child grew fast"

Definition 2: cause to ripen or develop fully - [verb of change]

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

  • The sun ripens the fruit
  • Age matures a good wine

Synonyms for ripen in the sense of this definition

(ripen is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(ripen causes ...) grow ripe

"The plums ripen in July"

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