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Meaning of MATURITY

Pronunciation:  much'ûrutee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  state of being mature; full development
  2. [n]  the period of time in your life after your physical growth has stopped and you are fully developed
  3. [n]  the date on which a financial obligation must be repaid

MATURITY is a 8 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: adulthood, due date, matureness, maturity date
 Antonyms: immatureness, immaturity
 See Also: adulthood, date, day of the month, drinking age, fifties, forties, legal age, majority, middle age, mid-fifties, mid-forties, mid-thirties, mid-twenties, prime, prime of life, ripeness, state, teens, thirties, thirty-something, time of life, twenties, voting age, youth



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ma*tu"ri*ty\, n. [L. maturitas: cf. F. maturit['e].]
1. The state or quality of being mature; ripeness; full
   development; as, the maturity of corn or of grass;
   maturity of judgment; the maturity of a plan.

2. Arrival of the time fixed for payment; a becoming due;
   termination of the period a note, etc., has to run.

Thesaurus Terms
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