display | more...

Ma*tu"ri*ty (?), n. [L. maturitas: cf. F. maturit'e.]

1.

The state or quality of being mature; ripeness; full development; as, the maturity of corn or of grass; maturity of judgment; the maturity of a plan.

2.

Arrival of the time fixed for payment; a becoming due; termination of the period a note, etc., has to run.

 

© Webster 1913.