See also: Ure and -ure

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Anglo-Norman *eure, Old French euvre ( > modern œuvre), from Latin opera (work, labor).

NounEdit

ure (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete, only in collocation in ure) use, practise, exercise.
    • Chapman
      Let us be sure of this, to put the best in ure / That lies in us.

VerbEdit

ure (third-person singular simple present ures, present participle uring, simple past and past participle ured)

  1. (obsolete) To use; to exercise; to inure; to accustom by practice.
    The French soldiers [] from their youth have been practiced and ured in feats of arms. — Sir T. More.

AnagramsEdit


AfrikaansEdit

NounEdit

ure

  1. plural form of uur

AmbaiEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

ure

  1. eye

DanishEdit

NounEdit

ure n

  1. plural indefinite of ur

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

ure

  1. rōmaji reading of うれ

LatinEdit

VerbEdit

ūre

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of ūrō

Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronounEdit

ure

  1. our

DescendantsEdit


Rapa NuiEdit

NounEdit

ure

  1. penis

Usage notesEdit

Largely considered archaic; replaced by a Tahitian term.

Last modified on 11 April 2014, at 05:12