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 ripe ripe

adj

  • ( ) fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used  ( mature, ripe )
    fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used
     ripe peaches
    ripe peaches
     full-bodied mature wines
    full-bodied mature wines
  • ( ) fully prepared or eager  ( ripe )
    fully prepared or eager
     the colonists were ripe for revolution
    the colonists were ripe for revolution
  • far along in time  ( advanced, ripe )
    far along in time
     a man of advanced age
    a man of advanced age
     advanced in years
    advanced in years
     a ripe old age
    a ripe old age
     the ripe age of 90
    the ripe age of 90
  • at the highest point of development especially in judgment or knowledge  ( ripe )
    at the highest point of development especially in judgment or knowledge
     a ripe mind
    a ripe mind
  • most suitable or right for a particular purpose  ( good, right, ripe )
    most suitable or right for a particular purpose
     a good time to plant tomatoes
    a good time to plant tomatoes
     the right time to act
    the right time to act
     the time is ripe for great sociological changes
    the time is ripe for great sociological changes


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