ure

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See also: Ure and -ure

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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.

Verb[edit]

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.

Anagrams[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

ure

  1. plural form of uur

Ambai[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ure

  1. eye

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ure n

  1. plural indefinite of ur

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ure

  1. rōmaji reading of うれ

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

ūre

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of ūrō

Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ure

  1. our

Descendants[edit]


Rapa Nui[edit]

Noun[edit]

ure

  1. penis

Usage notes[edit]

Largely considered archaic; replaced by a Tahitian term.