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 for ripe
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ripe \Ripe\ (r[imac]p), n. [L. ripa.]
     The bank of a river. [Obs.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ripe \Ripe\ (r[imac]p), a. [Compar. Riper (r[imac]p"[~e]r);
     superl. Ripest.] [AS. r[imac]pe; akin to OS. r[imac]pi, D.
     rijp, G. rief, OHG. r[imac]ft; cf. AS. r[imac]p harvest,
     r[imac]pan to reap. Cf. Reap.]
     1. Ready for reaping or gathering; having attained
        perfection; mature; -- said of fruits, seeds, etc.; as,
        ripe grain.
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              So mayst thou live, till, like ripe fruit, thou drop
              Into thy mother's lap.                --Milton.
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     2. Advanced to the state of fitness for use; mellow; as, ripe
        cheese; ripe wine.
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     3. Having attained its full development; mature; perfected;
        consummate. "Ripe courage." --Chaucer.
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              He was a scholar, and a ripe and good one. --Shak.
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     4. Maturated or suppurated; ready to discharge; -- said of
        sores, tumors, etc.
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     5. Ready for action or effect; prepared.
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              While things were just ripe for a war. --Addison.
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              I am not ripe to pass sentence on the gravest public
              bodies.                               --Burke.
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     6. Like ripened fruit in ruddiness and plumpness.
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              Those happy smilets,
              That played on her ripe lip.          --Shak.
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     7. Intoxicated. [Obs.] "Reeling ripe." --Shak.
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     Syn: Mature; complete; finished. See Mature.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ripe \Ripe\, v. i. [AS. r[imac]pian.]
     To ripen; to grow ripe. [Obs.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ripe \Ripe\, v. t.
     To mature; to ripen. [Obs.] --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  ripe
      adj 1: fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used;
             "ripe peaches"; "full-bodied mature wines" [syn: ripe,
             mature] [ant: green, immature, unripe,
             unripened]
      2: fully prepared or eager; "the colonists were ripe for
         revolution"
      3: most suitable or right for a particular purpose; "a good time
         to plant tomatoes"; "the right time to act"; "the time is
         ripe for great sociological changes" [syn: good, right,
         ripe]
      4: at the highest point of development especially in judgment or
         knowledge; "a ripe mind"
      5: far along in time; "a man of advanced age"; "advanced in
         years"; "a ripe old age"; "the ripe age of 90" [syn:
         advanced, ripe]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  141 Moby Thesaurus words for "ripe":
     accomplished, adult, age, aged, all ready, all set, appropriate,
     apt, archetypical, armed, armed and ready, auspicious, befitting,
     blase, booted and spurred, briefed, classic, coached, cocked,
     complete, consummate, convenient, cosmopolitan, cosmopolite,
     dependable, develop, developed, eager, enthusiastic, entire,
     equipped, exemplary, expedient, experienced, expert, familiarized,
     favorable, felicitous, finished, fit, fitting, fortunate, full,
     full-blown, full-fledged, full-grown, full-scale, fully developed,
     global, good and ready, groomed, grow, grow up, grown, grown-up,
     happy, ideal, in arms, in battle array, in full bloom,
     in readiness, in the saddle, informed, intact, knowing, loaded,
     loaded for bear, lucky, marriageable, masterful, masterly,
     maturate, maturated, mature, matured, meet, mellow, mellowed,
     mobilized, model, not born yesterday, nubile, of age,
     of marriageable age, old, on the mark, opportune, overdue,
     perfected, planned, polished, practiced, prearranged, prepared,
     prepared and ready, prepped, primed, proficient, proper,
     propitious, provided, providential, psyched up, qualified,
     quintessential, ready, ready for anything, refined, reliable,
     right, ripen, ripened, sagacious, sage, seasonable, seasoned, set,
     solid, sophisticated, sortable, suitable, tempered, timely, total,
     tried, tried and true, unabbreviated, uncut, undiminished,
     unexpurgated, up in arms, veteran, vigilant, virtuosic,
     well-prepared, well-timed, whole, wise, world-wise, worldly,
     worldly-wise
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  RIPE
         Reseaux IP Europeenne (Europenet)
         

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  Réseaux IP Européens
  RIPE
  
     (RIPE) A collaboration between European networks which use the
     TCP/IP protocol suite to provide Internet services.
  
     (1994-11-30)
  

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