Definition of "Ripe" :
adjective: far along in time
"A ripe old age."
adjective: at the highest point of development especially in judgment or knowledge
"A ripe mind."
adjective: fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used
adjective: most suitable or right for a particular purpose
"The time is ripe for great sociological changes."
adjective: fully prepared or eager
"The colonists were ripe for revolution."