Matured vs Older - What's the difference?

matured | older |


As a verb matured

is (mature).

As an adjective older is

(old), elder, senior.

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

    older

    English

    Adjective

    (head)
  • (old), elder, senior
  • My older' brother and I are Catholic twins. He’s '''older''' by eleven months, not quite a year ' older than me.
  • elderly
  • The thoughtful lad helped an older lady across the street.
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