|Fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used.|
Full-bodied mature wines.
|Fully prepared or eager.|
The colonists were ripe for revolution.
|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.
|At the highest point of development especially in judgment or knowledge.|
A ripe mind.