ripely


ripely
ripe ADJECTIVE 1) (of fruit or grain) ready for harvesting and eating. 2) (of a cheese or wine) fully matured. 3) (ripe for) having reached a fitting time for. 4) (of a person's age) advanced. 5) (ripe with) full of.
DERIVATIVES ripely adverb ripeness noun.
ORIGIN Old English.

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