What does the word ripe mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Ripely.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Ripeness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Fully matured and fit for food, as fruit; mature.

Usage examples for ripe

  1. It grows in water till it is ripe, when the fields are dried off. – Unbeaten-Tracks-in-Japan by Bird, Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy)
  2. 2. These plants produce flowers and ripe seeds during one season's growth. – Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study by Ontario Ministry of Education
  3. The moment was ripe. – The Way of the Gods by John Luther Long
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