Definition of RIPE

Adjective : RIPE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used; "ripe peaches"; "full-bodied mature wines" ;

  • 2. (

    ) fully prepared or eager; "the colonists were ripe for revolution" ;

  • 3. (

    ) most suitable or right for a particular purpose; "a good time to plant tomatoes"; "the right time to act"; "the time is ripe for great sociological changes" ;

  • 4. (

    ) at the highest point of development especially in judgment or knowledge; "a ripe mind" ;

  • 5. (

    ) far along in time; "a man of advanced age"; "advanced in years"; "a ripe old age"; "the ripe age of 90" ;


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