ure

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See also: Ure, urë, üre, and -ure

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

ure (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete, only in collocations in ure, out of ure) use, practise, exercise.

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (obsolete, transitive, intransitive) To use; to exercise; to inure; to accustom by practice.
    • 1551, Ralph Robinson (translator), Utopia (1516) by Thomas More, edited by William Dallam Armes, New York: Macmillan, 1912, Book 1, p. 37,[3]
      [] the French soldiers [] from their youth have been practised and ured in feats of arms []

Anagrams[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

ure

  1. plural of uur

Ambai[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ure

  1. eye

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ure n

  1. plural indefinite of ur

Interlingue[edit]

Noun[edit]

ure

  1. (chemistry) urea

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ure

  1. Rōmaji transcription 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]

ūre

  1. our

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Descendants[edit]


Rapa Nui[edit]

Noun[edit]

ure

  1. penis

Usage notes[edit]

Largely considered archaic; replaced by a Tahitian term.