Word:

Ripe

Pronunciation: rīp
n.1.The bank of a river.
a.1.Ready for reaping or gathering; having attained perfection; mature; - said of fruits, seeds, etc.; as, ripe grain.
2.Advanced to the state of fitness for use; mellow; as, ripe cheese; ripe wine.
3.Having attained its full development; mature; perfected; consummate.
He was a scholar, and a ripe and good one.
- Shak.
4.Maturated or suppurated; ready to discharge; - said of sores, tumors, etc.
5.Ready for action or effect; prepared.
While things were just ripe for a war.
- Addison.
6.Like ripened fruit in ruddiness and plumpness.
7.Intoxicated.
v. i.1.To ripen; to grow ripe.
v. t.1.To mature; to ripen.
Adj.1.ripe - fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used; "ripe peaches"; "full-bodies mature wines"
Synonyms: mature
Antonyms:
unripe, unripened, green, immature - not fully developed or mature; not ripe; "unripe fruit"; "fried green tomatoes"; "green wood"
2.ripe - fully prepared or eager; "the colonists were ripe for revolution"
3.ripe - most suitable or right for a particular purpose; "a good time to plant tomatoes"; "the right time to act"; "the time is ripe for great sociological changes"
Synonyms: right, good
4.ripe - at the highest point of development especially in judgment or knowledge; "a ripe mind"
5.ripe - far along in time; "a man of advanced age"; "advanced in years"; "a ripe old age"; "the ripe age of 90"
Synonyms: advanced
RIPE - Réseaux IP Européens
Reseaux IP Europeenne (Europenet)accomplished, adult, age, aged, all ready, all set, appropriate, apt, archetypical, armed, armed and ready, auspicious, befitting, blase, booted and spurred, briefed, classic, coached, cocked, consummate, convenient, cosmopolitan, cosmopolite, dependable, developed, eager, enthusiastic, entire, equipped, exemplary, expedient, experienced, expert, familiarized, favorable, felicitous, fit, fitting, fortunate, full, full-blown, full-scale, fully developed, global, good and ready, groomed, grow, grow up, grown, grown-up, happy, ideal, in arms, in battle array, in full bloom, in readiness, in the saddle, informed, intact, knowing, loaded, loaded for bear, lucky, marriageable, masterful, masterly, maturate, maturated, matured, meet, mellowed, mobilized, model, not born yesterday, nubile, of age, of marriageable age, old, on the mark, opportune, overdue, perfected, planned, polished, practiced, prearranged, prepared, prepared and ready, prepped, proficient, proper, propitious, provided, providential, psyched up, qualified, quintessential, ready for anything, refined, reliable, right, ripen, ripened, sagacious, sage, seasoned, set, solid, sophisticated, sortable, suitable, tempered, timely, total, tried, tried and true, unabbreviated, uncut, undiminished, unexpurgated, up in arms, veteran, vigilant, virtuosic, well-prepared, well-timed, whole, wise, world-wise, worldly, worldly-wise
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