Definitions of ripe:
  • adjective:   at the highest point of development especially in judgment or knowledge
    Example: "A ripe mind"
  • adjective:   fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used
    Example: "Ripe peaches"
  • adjective:   far along in time
    Example: "A ripe old age"
  • adjective:   most suitable or right for a particular purpose
    Example: "The time is ripe for great sociological changes"

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