Another word for ripe
Ready to be harvested
Improved by time and experience
mature, mellow, wise, sweetened, increased, perfected, matured, aged, adult, experienced, discerning, sagacious, discreet, judicious, informed, versed, skilled, skillful, subtle, enlightened, sound, tolerant, forbearing, understanding, sympathetic, enriched, full; see also mature 1.
ripe, in its basic application, implies readiness to be harvested, eaten, used, etc. ripe apples, a ripe cheese and, in extended use, full readiness to do or undergo something ripe for change; mature implies full growth or development, as of living organisms or the mind a mature tree, mature judgment; mellow suggests the qualities typical of ripe fruit, such as softness, sweetness, etc. and therefore stresses the absence of sharpness, harshness, etc. a mellow flavor, a mellow mood; adult is applied to a person who has reached complete physical or mental maturity, or legal majority, and to ideas, behavior, etc. that show mature thinking