What does the word maturity mean?

Usage examples for maturity

  1. They seem to reach maturity at about 17 or 18 years of age. – The Bontoc Igorot by Albert Ernest Jenks
  2. But the Fountain of Youth is not a desirable water- supply, and a young person who should find such a pool would do well to wait until he had arrived at maturity before entering upon an existence of indefinite continuance. – The Vizier of the Two-Horned Alexander by Frank R. Stockton
  3. Of course, it is rarely paid at maturity, because your friend's judgment was wrong, and so the note is renewed and the amount increased. – My Memories of Eighty Years by Chauncey M. Depew