Definitions for: Maturity


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



Webster (1913) Definition: 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.

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

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