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ma·ture

(mă-chūr', -tūr),
1. Ripe; fully developed.
2. To ripen; to become fully developed.
[L. maturus, ripe]

mature

(mə-cho͝or′, -to͝or′)
adj.
1. Having reached full natural growth or development.
2. Relating to or characteristic of full mental or physical development.
v.
To evolve toward or reach full development.

ma·ture

(mă-chūr')
1. Ripe; fully developed.
2. To ripen; to become fully developed.
[L. maturus, ripe]

ma·ture

(mă-chūr')
Ripe; fully developed.
[L. maturus, ripe]
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As Erich Fromm has pointed out, if one loves maturely then love implies concern for the person loved and responsibility for the needs of the other.
They maturely recognized that war, by its nature, can cause mistakes to be made.
And a highly-placed aide told The People Kate was "surprised" but "dealing with it maturely".
The main purpose of this study is to offer a temporary and flexible communication access for English speakers who use English as a second language to communicate in our current global village before their linguistic proficiency can be maturely developed.
"To do this properly and maturely, I felt I needed to make a couple of small features first."
Basically, while we know something about what it is like to be a child, to be maturely aged or elderly, the complex process and experiences involved in becoming a small child, in becoming older is relatively unchallenged.
This was a masterly achievement (it still stands maturely in a changed Los Angeles).
Desperate to look grown-up, she starts dressing more maturely (read provocatively) and ingratiates herself with Evie (Nikki Reed), an older girl, by lifting a woman's pocketbook.
the apex at immaturity going balci as a business man but I refuse to grow up grow old fade away lie on the porch with all the tenacity of a neutered dog encircled by vultures Tony Alva, Bill Danforth, Ray Barbee, Lance Mountain, and Steve Caballero are heroes of my culture my ear still bends to the whir stick click grind slide of obsession my ear still bends to the sounds of vandalism and public menacing my mind still dreams of nice long curbs without a cop in sight my heart still pounds with the passion of a "misunderstood youth" so when I the bald, out of shape professor of English dust off my manual and kickflip before class and you oh so maturely ask if it's completely necessary I respond you're damn skippy it's not necessary and that's what makes my life more fun than yours.
But young Catholics, grown adults who feel their decisions about living arrangements and sexuality are made maturely and in good conscience, often bristle at these tactics.
For example, say, "I expect you to respect the property of the camp" or "I expect you to settle your differences maturely." Stating your expectations shouldn't occur just once in orientation sessions or staff meetings.
Entman and Rojecki's findings reinforce what most of us already know: that black-white friendship films like "Jerry McGuire" give the white friend the greater spotlight, or that there is still "no major Hollywood film [that has yet] paired first rank black and white stars as a maturely sexual, long-term couple." Still, since the powers that be often refuse to listen to complaints about the media's depiction of blacks unless there is enough proof, studies like the one conducted by Entman and Rojecki can serve an invaluable purpose.