matured matured  /mə ˈtjʊrd/


  1. (adj) fully ripe; at the height of bloom
  2. (adj) fully considered and perfected



  1. He matured in acting ability and the use of his smoldering charisma, but never seemed to age.
  2. It started out protean, gained shape and intellectual muscle as it matured, and reached its peak of power and nimbleness by age 40.


  1. Hanson Offers A Bold New 'Anthem'

    Isaac, Taylor and Zac Hanson have reworked their teen-pop sound to a matured intensity. The brothers discuss their Oklahoma roots, recording tensions, and meeting their wives at Hanson concerts.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: NPR

  2. Can a tablet replace your laptop? We used an iPad for three months to find out

    Tablets are often called a "consumption device," but are they really inferior to laptops, or have they matured enough to become a true replacement? To find out we purchased an iPad and used it as a laptop replacement for three months.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Digital Trends

  3. Terrell Owens Says ‘I Can Still Play’, Claims To Have Finally Matured

    Former NFL running back Terrell Owens is still attempting to make a comeback, and his message to franchise owners is that he has matured and is ready to help younger stars reach greatness. Owens recently sat down with the NFL Network’s NFL AM where he revealed that not a single team has given him a call... Read more » Terrell Owens Says ‘I Can Still Play’, Claims To Have Finally Matured is a ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr


  1. "We'll see how much we matured," Bryant said. "They challenged us extremely well in the finals a couple years ago. Now is a chance to see how much we've grown."
    on May 30, 2010 By: Kobe Bryant Source: TODAYonline

  2. "He loved football. He felt like that's what he was made to do," Gibbs said. "And I think what I've noticed over the last year and a half ...... is he matured. I think his baby had a huge impact on him. There was a real growing up in his...
    on Nov 27, 2007 By: Joe Gibbs Source: Forbes

  3. "We did the little things right," Burton said. "That's the sign that this team's matured."
    on Mar 16, 2008 By: Jeff Burton Source: Deseret News

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