cause to ripen or develop fully
"The sun ripens the fruit"; "Age matures a good wine"
"The plums ripen in July"
to grow ripe; to become mature, as in botany: grain, fruit, flowers, and the like; as, grapes ripen in the sun.
To approach or come to perfection.
To cause to mature; to make ripe; as, the warm days ripened the corn.
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 grain, fruit, flowers, and the like; as, grapes ripen in the sun
to approach or come to perfection
to cause to mature; to make ripe; as, the warm days ripened the corn
to mature; to fit or prepare; to bring to perfection; as, to ripen the judgment
Ripen is the second studio album by singer/songwriter Shawn McDonald on Sparrow Records.
The numerical value of ripen in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of ripen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Most farmers have planted varieties that are going to ripen over time, so folks can come back and pick throughout the season.
It does not surprise so much seeing that the option given to the population is between rotten apple and ripen banana, as much when a person shows inked finger and feels proud to select one of them.
A peach [ that ] is good today is not good tomorrow. That's how quick things ripen.
They give an option between a rotten apple and a ripen banana and to make further fun, it is said by them that selecting one such fruit is good for everyone.
Nothing important comes into being overnight; even grapes or figs need time to ripen. If you say that you want a fig now, I will tell you to be patient. First, you must allow the tree to flower, then put forth fruit; then you have to wait until the fruit is ripe. So if the fruit of a fig tree is not brought to maturity instantly or in an hour, how do you expect the human mind to come to fruition, so quickly and easily?
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- узрявам, зреяBulgarian
- zrát, dozrátCzech
- madurar, colorearSpanish
- kypsyttää, tuleennuttaa, tuleentua, valmistua, kypsyä, kypsytelläFinnish
- 熟す, 成熟Japanese
- amadurecer, madurar, maturarPortuguese
- поспеть, созревать, зреть, созреть, поспеватьRussian
- зрети, zretiSerbo-Croatian
- dozrieť, zrieťSlovak
- зріти, дозріватиUkrainian
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