Definitions for inureɪnˈyʊər, ɪˈnʊər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•ureɪnˈyʊər, ɪˈnʊər(v.)-ured, -ur•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to toughen or harden by use or exposure; accustom; habituate (usu. fol. by to):

    inured to cold.

  2. (v.i.)to come into use; take or have effect.

  3. to become beneficial or advantageous.

Origin of inure:

1480–90; v. use of phrase in ure, en ure in use, customary


Princeton's WordNet

  1. inure, harden, indurate(verb)

    cause to accept or become hardened to; habituate

    "He was inured to the cold"


  1. inure(Verb)

    To cause (someone) to become accustomed (to something); to habituate.

  2. inure(Verb)

    To take effect, to be operative.

  3. Origin: From . See also the variant form enure.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inure(verb)

    to apply in use; to train; to discipline; to use or accustom till use gives little or no pain or inconvenience; to harden; to habituate; to practice habitually

  2. Inure(verb)

    to pass into use; to take or have effect; to be applied; to serve to the use or benefit of; as, a gift of lands inures to the heirs


  1. Inure

    Inure is a musical group from the United States.

Anagrams of inure

  1. urine


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