madurarse
madurarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
1. (to be fully developed)
a. to ripen
La fruta tardó una semana en madurarse.It took a week for the fruit to ripen.
madurar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to grow up)
a. to mature
Gaby ha madurado mucho desde que se fue a vivir sola.Gaby has matured a lot since she moved out to live by herself.
3. (medicine)
a. to dry up
El absceso supuró una vez que maduró.The abscess festered once it dried up.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to fully develop)
a. to ripen
Envolver algunas frutas con papel las hace madurar más rápido.Wrapping fruit in paper makes them ripen faster.
5. (to develop through reflection)
a. to think through
Madura este proyecto ya que es muy interesante.Think this project through because it's very interesting.
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madurar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (fruto)
a. to ripen
2. (persona)
a. to mature
3. (idea, proyecto)
a. to think through
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (fruto)
a. to ripen
5. (persona)
a. to mature
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madurar
intransitive verb
1 [+fruta] to ripen
2 [+persona] to mature
3 [+idea, plan] to mature
transitive verb
1 [+fruta] to ripen
2 [+persona] (hacer mayor) to mature; (hacer fuerte) to toughen; toughen up
3 [+idea, plan] to think out
pronominal verb
madurarse to ripen
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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