Raw vs. Ripe

Raw vs. Ripe — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Raw and Ripe

Rawadjective

Uncooked

raw meat.

Ripeadjective

Fully developed; mature

ripe peaches.

Rawadjective

Being in a natural condition; not processed or refined

raw wool.

Ripeadjective

Sufficiently advanced in preparation or aging to be used or eaten

ripe cheese.

Rawadjective

Not finished, covered, or coated

raw wood.

Ripeadjective

Thoroughly matured, as by study or experience; seasoned

ripe judgment.

Rawadjective

Not having been subjected to adjustment, treatment, or analysis

raw data.the raw cost of production.

Ripeadjective

Advanced in years

the ripe age of 90.

Rawadjective

Undeveloped or unused

raw land.

Ripeadjective

Fully prepared to do or undergo something; ready

"By 1965 the republic was ripe for a coup" (Alex Shoumatoff).

Rawadjective

Recently finished; fresh

raw plaster.

Ripeadjective

Sufficiently advanced; opportune

The time is ripe for great societal changes.

Rawadjective

Inexperienced or untrained

a raw youth.raw recruits.

Ripeadjective

Sensuous and full

ripe lips.

Rawadjective

Having subcutaneous tissue exposed

a raw wound.

Ripeadjective

Coarse or indecent; vulgar

the comic's ripe language.

Rawadjective

Inflamed; sore

a raw throat.

Ripeadjective

Emitting a foul odor

"the dirt and stench ... the mountains of ripe bushmeat in every camp" (Bryan Mealer).

Rawadjective

Unpleasantly damp and chilly

raw weather.

Ripeadjective

(of fruits, vegetables, seeds etc.) Ready for reaping or gathering; having attained perfection; mature

ripe grainripe apples

Rawadjective

Powerfully impressive; stark

raw beauty.raw talent.

Ripeadjective

(of foods) Advanced to the state of fitness for use; mellow

ripe cheeseripe wine

Rawadjective

Direct in description and explicit in realistic detail

the film's raw depiction of urban poverty.

Ripeadjective

(figuratively) Having attained its full development; mature; perfected

Rawadjective

Crude, vulgar, or coarse

raw language.

Ripeadjective

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

Rawadjective

Nude; naked

was standing there raw.

Ripeadjective

Ready for action or effect; prepared.

Rawadjective

Engaged in without the protection of a condom.

Ripeadjective

Like ripened fruit in ruddiness and plumpness.

Rawadjective

Done in a rough or unrestrained manner. Used of sex.

Ripeadjective

(obsolete) Intoxicated.

Rawadverb

(Slang) Without a condom; unprotected.

Ripeadjective

(legal) Of a conflict between parties, having developed to a stage where the conflict may be reviewed by a court of law.

Rawadjective

(cooking) of food Not cooked.

Ripeadjective

Smelly: having a disagreeable odor.

Rawadjective

Not treated or processed; in a natural state, unrefined, unprocessed.

raw cane sugarraw sewage

Ripenoun

(agriculture) A fruit or vegetable which has ripened.

Rawadjective

Having had the skin removed or abraded; chafed, tender; exposed, lacerated.

a raw wound

Ripenoun

The bank of a river.

Rawadjective

New or inexperienced.

a raw beginner

Ripeverb

To ripen or mature

Rawadjective

Crude in quality; rough, uneven, unsophisticated.

a raw voice

Ripeadjective

fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used;

ripe peachesfull-bodies mature wines

Rawadjective

(statistics) of data Uncorrected, without analysis.

Ripeadjective

fully prepared or eager;

the colonists were ripe for revolution

Rawadjective

Unpleasantly cold or damp.

a raw wind

Ripeadjective

most suitable or right for a particular purpose;

a good time to plant tomatoesthe right time to actthe time is ripe for great sociological changes

Rawadjective

Unmasked, undisguised, strongly expressed

raw emotion

Ripeadjective

at the highest point of development especially in judgment or knowledge;

a ripe mind

Rawadjective

Candid in a representation of unpleasant facts, conditions, etc.

a raw description of the American political arena

Ripeadjective

far along in time;

a man of advanced ageadvanced in yearsa ripe old agethe ripe age of 90

Rawadjective

Unrefined, crude, or insensitive, especially with reference to sexual matters

Rawadjective

(obsolete) Not covered; bare; bald.

Rawadverb

(slang) Without a condom.

We did it raw.

Rawnoun

An unprocessed sugar; a batch of such.

Rawnoun

A galled place; an inveterate sore.

Rawnoun

A point about which a person is particularly sensitive.

Rawnoun

A recording or rip of a show that has not been fansubbed.

Rawnoun

A scan that has not been cleaned purged of blemishes arising from the scanning process and has not been scanlated.

Rawnoun

informal terms for nakedness;

in the rawin the altogetherin his birthday suit

Rawadjective

(used especially of commodities) in the natural unprocessed condition;

natural yogurtnatural produceraw woolraw sugarbales of rude cotton

Rawadjective

having the surface exposed and painful;

a raw wound

Rawadjective

not treated with heat to prepare it for eating

Rawadjective

not processed or refined;

raw sewage

Rawadjective

devoid of elaboration or diminution or concealment; bare and pure;

naked ambitionraw furyyou may kill someone someday with your raw power

Rawadjective

brutally unfair or harsh;

received raw treatment from his friendsa raw deal

Rawadjective

not processed or subjected to analysis;

raw datathe raw cost of productiononly the crude vital statistics

Rawadjective

untempered and unrefined;

raw talentraw beauty

Rawadjective

unpleasantly cold and damp;

bleak winds of the North Atlantic

Rawadjective

inflamed and painful;

his throat was rawhad a sore throat

Rawadjective

used of wood and furniture;

raw wood

Rawadjective

lacking training or experience;

the new men were eager to fightraw recruitshe was still wet behind the ears when he shipped as a hand on a merchant vessel

Rawadjective

(used informally) completely unclothed