Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

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

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Usage examples "ripe":

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