Definitions and translations for "ripen"

Definition of ripen

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1. To grow ripe; to become mature, as in botany: grain, fruit, flowers, and the like;
Grapes ripen in the sun.
2. To approach or come to perfection.
3. To cause to mature; to make ripe; as, the warm days ripened the corn.
4. To mature; to fit or prepare; to bring to perfection; as, to ripen the judgment.
When faith and love, which parted from thee never, Had ripined thy iust soul to dwell with God. --Milton.
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English - English - ripen

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v. mature, become fully grown or developed; cause to mature, bring to a state of full development or growth

English - Spanish - ripen

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v. madurar, envejecer, madurarse, sazonar

English - French - ripen

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v. mûrir

English - German - ripen

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v. reifen

English - Indonesian - ripen

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v. matang: menjadi matang, menua, mematangkan, memasakkan, menyekap

English - Italian - ripen

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v. maturare, maturarsi

English - Polish - ripen

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v. dojrzewać, dochodzić, przyśpieszyć dojrzewanie, wystać się, dojść

English - Portuguese - ripen

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v. amadurecer

English - Romanian - ripen

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v. coace, maturiza, înroşi, ajunge la maturitate {fig.}, pârgui, dogori, coace: se coace

English - Russian - ripen

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г. спеть, зреть, выдерживать, вылежаться, способствовать созреванию

English - Turkish - ripen

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f. olgunlaşmak, kemâle ermek, olgunlaştırmak

English - Ukrainian - ripen

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v. спіти, зрілий: робити зрілим, дозрівати, дозріти, достигати, нарвати

English - Dutch - ripen

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ww. rijpen

English - Greek - ripen

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ρήμ. ωριμάζω

English - Arabic - ripen

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‏إنضج، تعتق، إستوى، أعتق الخمر‏

English - Chinese - ripen

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(动) 使成熟; 变成熟; 成熟可去脓; 变鲜美

English - Chinese - ripen

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(動) 使成熟; 變成熟; 成熟可去膿; 變鮮美

English - Hindi - ripen

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v. पकना, पकाना

English - Japanese - ripen

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(動) 熟す; 実る; 成熟する; 発展する

English - Korean - ripen

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동. 익히다, 성숙시키다; 성숙하다, 익다

English - Vietnamese - ripen

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v. làm cho chín, giú trái cây, chín trái cây
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Synonyms for ripen
mature: decline, age, develop, season, deteriorate, mellow
Verb forms for ripen
Present participle: ripening
Present: ripen (3.person: ripens)
Past: ripened
Future: will ripen
Present conditional: would ripen
Present Perfect: have ripened (3.person: has ripened)
Past Perfect: had ripened
Future Perfect: will have ripened
Past conditional: would have ripened