Matured vs Maturity - What's the difference?

matured | maturity |


As a verb matured

is (mature).

As a noun maturity is

the state of being mature, ready or ripe.

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

    maturity

    Noun

  • The state of being mature, ready or ripe
  • ''Some foods and drinks, like wine, only reach their full taste at maturity , which literally comes at a price
  • When bodily growth has completed and/or reproduction can begin
  • ''The entire tank of was in their maturity and ready to mate.
    ''Some insect species reach sexual maturity well before their own bodily maturity
  • (countable, finance) Date when payment is due
  • The note was cashed at maturity .

    Synonyms

    * matureness * ripeness * adulthood * (finance) due date

    Antonyms

    * immaturity

    Derived terms

    * maturity date * sexual maturity