Meaning of “mature” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ I ] us uk /məˈtjʊər/

to start to behave in a more mature way:

Girls mature sooner than boys.

If an investment (= money you have given to a bank or a company in order to make a profit) matures, you receive the money you have made from it.

(Definition of “mature verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)