Synonyms for ripe

Synonyms for (adjective) ripe

Synonyms: advanced, ripe

Definition: far along in time

Usage: a man of advanced age; advanced in years; a ripe old age; the ripe age of 90

Similar words: late

Definition: being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time

Usage: late evening; late 18th century; a late movie; took a late flight; had a late breakfast


Synonyms: ripe

Definition: at the highest point of development especially in judgment or knowledge

Usage: a ripe mind

Similar words: mature

Definition: characteristic of maturity

Usage: mature for her age


Synonyms: ripe, mature

Definition: fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used

Usage: ripe peaches; full-bodied mature wines

Similar words: aged, ripened

Definition: of wines, fruit, cheeses; having reached a desired or final condition; (`aged' pronounced as one syllable)

Usage: mature well-aged cheeses


Similar words: mellow, mellowed

Definition: having a full and pleasing flavor through proper aging

Usage: a mellow port; mellowed fruit


Similar words: overripe

Definition: too ripe and beginning to turn soft


Synonyms: good, right, ripe

Definition: most suitable or right for a particular purpose

Usage: a good time to plant tomatoes; the right time to act; the time is ripe for great sociological changes

Similar words: opportune

Definition: suitable or at a time that is suitable or advantageous especially for a particular purpose

Usage: an opportune place to make camp; an opportune arrival


Synonyms: ripe

Definition: fully prepared or eager

Usage: the colonists were ripe for revolution

Similar words: ready

Definition: completely prepared or in condition for immediate action or use or progress

Usage: get ready; she is ready to resign; the bridge is ready to collapse; I am ready to work; ready for action; ready for use; the soup will be ready in a minute; ready to learn to read