Synonyms for ripening


1. maturation, ripening, maturement, organic process, biological process
usage: coming to full development; becoming mature
2. ripening, aging, ageing, organic process, biological process
usage: acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some time


1. ripen, mature, change, alter, modify
usage: cause to ripen or develop fully; "The sun ripens the fruit"; "Age matures a good wine"
2. ripen, mature, maturate, grow
usage: grow ripe; "The plums ripen in July"
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