1. ripen, mature, change, alter, modify

usage: cause to ripen or develop fully; "The sun ripens the fruit"; "Age matures a good wine"

2. ripen, mature, maturate, grow

usage: grow ripe; "The plums ripen in July"


1. aged, ripened, ripe (vs. green), mature

usage: of wines, fruit, cheeses; having reached a desired or final condition; (`aged' pronounced as one syllable); "mature well-aged cheeses"

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