Definition of Ripe

  • (n.) The bank of a river.
  • (superl.) Ready for reaping or gathering; having attained perfection; mature; -- said of fruits, seeds, etc.; as, ripe grain.
  • (superl.) Advanced to the state of fitness for use; mellow; as, ripe cheese; ripe wine.
  • (superl.) Having attained its full development; mature; perfected; consummate.
  • (superl.) Maturated or suppurated; ready to discharge; -- said of sores, tumors, etc.
  • (superl.) Ready for action or effect; prepared.
  • (superl.) Like ripened fruit in ruddiness and plumpness.
  • (superl.) Intoxicated.
  • (v. i.) To ripen; to grow ripe.
  • (v. t.) To mature; to ripen.

Homophones of Ripe

No Homophones Found.