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Definition of Ripe


  1. The bank of a river.
  2. Ready for reaping or gathering; having attained perfection; mature; -- said of fruits, seeds, etc.; as, ripe grain.
  3. Advanced to the state of fitness for use; mellow; as, ripe cheese; ripe wine.
  4. Having attained its full development; mature; perfected; consummate.
  5. Maturated or suppurated; ready to discharge; -- said of sores, tumors, etc.
  6. Ready for action or effect; prepared.
  7. Like ripened fruit in ruddiness and plumpness.
  8. Intoxicated.
  9. To ripen; to grow ripe.
  10. To mature; to ripen.
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Ripe Translations

ripe in Afrikaans is ryp
ripe in Danish is moden
ripe in Dutch is rijp, bezonken, belegen
ripe in German is reif
ripe in Italian is maturo
ripe in Latin is esculentus
ripe in Norwegian is moden
ripe in Portuguese is maduro
ripe in Spanish is maduro, cerco
ripe in Swedish is mogen