ripen

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To approach or come to perfection
To mature; to fit or prepare; to bring to perfection; as, to ripen the judgment

When faith and love, which parted from thee never, Had ripined thy iust soul to dwell with God. --Milton.

to grow ripe; to become mature, as in botany: grain, fruit, flowers, and the like; as, grapes ripen in the sun
To cause to mature; to make ripe; as, the warm days ripened the corn
{v} to grow or make ripe, to swell
When crops ripen or when the sun ripens them, they become ripe. I'm waiting for the apples to ripen You can ripen the tomatoes on a sunny windowsill. to become ripe or to make something ripe
grow ripe; "The plums ripen in July"
cause to ripen or develop fully; "The sun ripens the fruit"; "Age matures a good wine"
{f} mature, become fully grown or developed; cause to mature, bring to a state of full development or growth
To grow ripe; to become mature, as grain, fruit, flowers, and the like; as, grapes ripen in the sun
cause to ripen or develop fully; "The sun ripens the fruit"; "Age matures a good wine
grow ripe; "The plums ripen in July" cause to ripen or develop fully; "The sun ripens the fruit"; "Age matures a good wine
ripen up
to ripen; become ripe
to ripen
{v} mature
To ripen
enripen
ripened
of wines, fruit, cheeses; having reached a desired or final condition; (`aged' pronounced as one syllable); "mature well-aged cheeses"
ripened
past of ripen
ripening
present participle of ripen
ripening
coming to full development; becoming mature
ripening
acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some time
ripening
The process of becoming ripe
ripening
{i} maturation, process of becoming fully grown or developed; process of making mature, process of bringing to a state of full development or growth
ripens
third-person singular of ripen
ripen
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