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Adjective
/rīp/,
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riper, comparative; ripest, superlative;
  1. (of fruit or grain) Developed to the point of readiness for harvesting and eating

  2. (of a cheese or wine) Fully matured
    • - a ripe Brie
    • - ripe wisdom
  3. (of a smell or flavor) Rich, intense, or pungent
    • - rich, ripe flavors emanate from this wine
  4. (of a female fish or insect) Ready to lay eggs or spawn

  5. Arrived at the fitting stage or time for (a particular action or purpose)
    • - land ripe for development
  6. Full of
    • - a population ripe with discontent
  7. (of a person's age) Advanced
    • - she lived to a ripe old age
  8. (of a person's language) Beyond the bounds of propriety; coarse


  1. fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used; "ripe peaches"; "full-bodied mature wines"
  2. ripe(p): fully prepared or eager; "the colonists were ripe for revolution"
  3. good: most suitable or right for a particular purpose; "a good time to plant tomatoes"; "the right time to act"; "the time is ripe for great sociological changes"
  4. at the highest point of development especially in judgment or knowledge; "a ripe mind"
  5. advanced: far along in time; "a man of advanced age"; "advanced in years"; "a ripe old age"; "the ripe age of 90"
  6. cause to ripen or develop fully; "The sun ripens the fruit"; "Age matures a good wine"
  7. Réseaux IP Européens (RIPE, French for "European IP Networks") is a forum open to all parties with an interest in the technical development of the Internet. ...
  8. Ripe is the sixth album by Australian musician Ben Lee, released on September 18, 2007. The first single from the album was "Love Me Like the World Is Ending".
  9. Ripe is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Ancona in the Italian region Marche, located about 35 km west of Ancona. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 3,869 and an area of 15.0 km².All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  10. Ripe is a 1996 American independent drama film released in 1997. It was the first film written and directed by Mo Ogrodnik and starred Monica Keena and Daisy Eagan
  11. The term ripeness in viticulture can mean different things to different viticulturists and winemakers. At its most broadest definition it refers to the completion of the ripening process of wine grapes on the vine which signals the beginning of harvest. ...
  12. (Ripen) Ripening is a process in fruits that causes them to become more palatable. In general, a fruit becomes sweeter, less green, and softer as it ripens. ...
  13. A fruit or vegetable which has ripened; To ripen or mature; Ready for reaping or gathering; having attained perfection; mature; -- said of fruits, seeds, etc. ...
  14. (ripen) to grow ripe; to become mature, as in botany: grain, fruit, flowers, and the like; as, grapes ripen in the sun; To approach or come to perfection; To cause to mature; to make ripe; as, the warm days ripened the corn; To mature; to fit or prepare; to bring to perfection; as, to ripen ...
  15. (RIPEN) A term commonly applied to certain preferments to describe the maturation of the preferment, as evidenced by the preferment having achieved a fully risen state (domed) and on the verge of receding or falling back at the center. ...
  16. (ripen) (v) bişеrgе, cırlarģa, cеtişirgе, cеtеrgе
  17. (Ripeness) It is exceptional when a vinegrower manages to harvest when all his grapes are perfectly mature. Perfect ripeness is quiet unusual.
  18. (Ripeness) A conflict is said to be "ripe" for settlement or negotiation when it has reached a stalemate, or when all of the parties have determined that their alternatives to negotiation will not get them what they want or need. ...
  19. (Ripeness) Refers to the level of maturity of a grape berry, a combination of presence of sugar, softness of the berry surface, development of flavor and aroma components and loss of acidity and green or vegetal characters.
  20. (Ripeness) The mandate contained in Article III of the Constitution that requires an appellate court to consider whether a case has matured into a controversy worthy of adjudication before it can hear the case.
  21. (Ripeness) the point at which a grape has reached a sufficient balance of acids and sugars
  22. (ripeness) the final stage of growth around September or October when grapes have achieved the following:
  23. Mature, fully ripe fruit.
  24. Favorable adjective bestowed when the varietal characteristics of the grape are optimally present in a well balanced wine. Ripe-tasting wines tend toward being slightly more fruity and sweet than otherwise normal wines.
  25. Fully mature, rich and full of fruit flavor.