mature adjective Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “mature” - Learner’s Dictionary

mature

adjective     /məˈtjʊər/
AGE
completely grown or developed: sexually mature mature treesPhysically and mentally mature and immature
BEHAVIOUR
B2 Mature people behave like adults in a way that shows they are well developed emotionally: She seems very mature for thirteen. →  Opposite immature Physically and mentally mature and immature
(Definition of mature adjective from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Learner's Dictionary definitions for “mature”

cn u txt?
cn u txt?
by ,
June 28, 2016
by Colin McIntosh The advent of social media has seen a huge increase in the use of informal abbreviations, many recently added to the Cambridge Dictionary. We have always had abbreviations, of course. Well-known examples include IOU (for “I owe you”), used to give an informal written guarantee that you will pay back a sum of

Read More 

Word of the Day

be as thick as thieves

to be very close friends and share secrets, etc.

Word of the Day

creeping obesity noun
creeping obesity noun
June 27, 2016
obesity which results from incremental weight gain over a number of years More than just a holiday glow: Experts reveal taking a vacation can actually save your LIFE (but there is still a risk of ‘creeping obesity’)

Read More