Definition of RIPES

verb : RIPES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) tear or be torn violently; "The curtain ripped from top to bottom"; "pull the cooked chicken into strips" ;

  • 2. (

    ) move precipitously or violently; "The tornado ripped along the coast" ;

  • 3. (

    ) cut (wood) along the grain ;

  • 4. (

    ) take without the owner's consent; "Someone stole my wallet on the train"; "This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation" ;

  • 5. (

    ) criticize or abuse strongly and violently; "The candidate ripped into his opponent mercilessly" ;

Adjective : RIPES

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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