What does inure mean?

Definitions for inureɪnˈyʊər, ɪˈnʊər

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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

  3. Origin: [From pref. in- in + ure use, work. See Ure use, practice, Opera, and cf. Manure.]


  1. Inure

    Inure is a musical group from the United States.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Inure

    in-ūr′, v.t. to use or practise habitually: to accustom: to harden.—v.i. (law) to come into use or effect: to serve to the use or benefit of.—n. Inure′ment, act of inuring: practice. [From in and ure—O. Fr. eure (Fr. œuvre, work)—L. opera, work; the same word ure is found in manure (q.v.).]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inure in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inure in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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Translations for inure

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • أقلم, آلف, بلد, عودArabic
  • zvykatCzech
  • gewöhnenGerman
  • εξοικειώνω, εγκλιματίζωGreek
  • acostumbrar, habituar, avezarSpanish
  • عادت دادنPersian
  • rasittaa, totuttaa, karaista, siedättääFinnish
  • aguerrir, habituer, endurcir, prendre effetFrench
  • assuefare, acclimatare, abituare, acclimareItalian
  • 慣れるJapanese
  • stalen, gewennen, iemand begunstigen, verharden, harden, in voege tredenDutch
  • przyzwyczaić sięPolish
  • привыкнуть, привыкатьRussian
  • vänjaSwedish

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