Mature Ma*ture", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Matured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Maturing}.] [See {Maturate}, {Mature}.] To bring or hasten to maturity; to promote ripeness in; to ripen; to complete; as, to mature one's plans. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

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