1. (n.) The bank of a river.

2. (superl.) Ready for reaping or gathering; having attained perfection; mature; -- said of fruits, seeds, etc.; as, ripe grain.

3. (superl.) Advanced to the state of fitness for use; mellow; as, ripe cheese; ripe wine.

4. (superl.) Having attained its full development; mature; perfected; consummate.

5. (superl.) Maturated or suppurated; ready to discharge; -- said of sores, tumors, etc.

6. (superl.) Ready for action or effect; prepared.

7. (superl.) Like ripened fruit in ruddiness and plumpness.

8. (superl.) Intoxicated.

9. (v. i.) To ripen; to grow ripe.

10. (v. t.) To mature; to ripen.

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