ripe

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈraɪp/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/raɪp/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(rīp)

Inflections of 'ripe' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
riper
adj comparative
ripest
adj superlative
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ripe

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. ripe [fruit, vegetables, produce, food, ingredients]
  2. a ripe [peach, avocado, tomato, banana, orange]
  3. ripe and [succulent, juicy, sweet] [peaches]
  4. these [peaches] are nice and ripe
  5. a nice ripe [peach]
  6. [pick, eat, use] ripe [peaches]
  7. [pick] the ripest [peach]
  8. the ripest of the bunch
  9. ripe enough to [pick]
  10. are not (quite) ripe yet
  11. her ripe [red, pink] lips
  12. the [area, contract] is ripe for the picking
  13. the [area, sector] is ripe for [growth, exploitation]
  14. the [time, class, team] is ripe for a change
  15. the [country, government] is ripe for revolution
  16. a [woman, man, star, actress] of ripe years
  17. [lived until, died at] the ripe old age of [100]
  18. [this cheese, something] smells ripe
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