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
Examples of ripen in a Sentence
Plant the trees just for beauty. If flowers bloom or fruits ripen, enjoy it as a gift and appreciate nature as a universal giver.
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.
No great thing is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig, I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
It does not surprise so much by seeing the option being given via online poll to the population for selection between 'Rotten Apple' and 'Ripen Banana' in the ensuing competition, as much by looking at them showing their finger mark proudly after excitedly casting their vote in favour of one of them.
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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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