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Verb: ripen  rI-pun
  1. Cause to ripen or develop fully
    "The sun ripens the fruit";
    - mature, age
  2. Grow ripe
    "The plums ripen in July"
  3. Approach or come to completion or perfection

Derived forms: ripens, ripened, ripening

Type of: alter, change, grow, maturate, mature, modify

Encyclopedia: Ripen