Maturely Ma*ture"ly, adv. 1. In a mature manner; with ripeness; completely. [1913 Webster]

2. With caution; deliberately. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

3. Early; soon. [A Latinism, little used] --Bentley. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • maturely — 1530s, promptly, from MATURE (Cf. mature) (adj.) + LY (Cf. ly) (2). Sense of with deliberation is from 1590s; that of in a way indicative of maturity is from 1841 …   Etymology dictionary

  • maturely — adverb a) In a mature manner. Maturely, she simply declined to participate in the ceremony. b) Acting with maturity. Ant: immaturely …   Wiktionary

  • maturely — mature ► ADJECTIVE 1) fully grown or physically developed; adult. 2) like an adult in mental or emotional development. 3) (of thought or planning) careful and thorough. 4) (of certain foodstuffs or drinks) ready for consumption; full flavoured.… …   English terms dictionary

  • maturely — adverb in a mature manner she acts very maturely for her age • Ant: ↑immaturely • Derived from adjective: ↑mature …   Useful english dictionary

  • maturely — adverb see mature I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • maturely — See mature. * * * …   Universalium

  • maturely — mÉ™ tÊŠrlɪ /mÉ™ tʃʊə adv. in an adult manner, in a mature manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • maturely — ad. 1. Ripely, completely. 2. Carefully, cautiously …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • maturely — ma·ture·ly …   English syllables

  • maturely — See: mature …   English dictionary

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