Manured vs Matured - What's the difference?

manured | matured |


As verbs the difference between manured and matured

is that manured is (manure) while matured is (mature).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

manured

English

Verb

(head)
  • (manure)
  • Anagrams

    * * * *

    manure

    English

    Verb

    (manur)
  • To cultivate by manual labor; to till; hence, to develop by culture.
  • * Surrey
  • to whom we gave the strand for to manure
  • * John Donne
  • Manure thyself then; to thyself be improved; / And with vain, outward things be no more moved.
  • To apply manure (as fertilizer or soil improver).
  • The farmer manured his fallow field.
  • * Shakespeare
  • The blood of English shall manure the ground.

    Derived terms

    * manurable

    See also

    * to fertilize

    Noun

  • Animal excrement, especially that of common domestic farm animals and when used as fertilizer. Generally speaking, from cows, horses, sheep, pigs and chickens.
  • * '>citation
  • Any fertilizing substance, whether of animal origin or not.
  • * Sir Humphry Davy
  • Malt dust consists chiefly of the infant radicle separated from the grain. I have never made any experiment upon this manure ; but there is great reason to suppose it must contain saccharine matter; and this will account for its powerful effects.

    Derived terms

    * humanure

    See also

    * fertilizer * muck

    matured

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (mature)

  • mature

    English

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • Fully developed; grown up in terms of physical appearance, behaviour or thinking; ripe.
  • She is quite mature for her age.
  • Profound; careful.
  • The headmaster decided to expel the boy after a mature consideration.
  • (obsolete) Come to, or in a state of, completed suppuration.
  • Antonyms

    * (grown up) childish, immature * (profound) superficial

    Verb

  • To become mature; to ripen.
  • To gain experience or wisdom with age.
  • (finance) To reach the date when payment is due
  • Derived terms

    * mature up