- Immure is defined as to entomb or to imprison.
An example of immure is to trap someone in an attic.
immure definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- immurement noun
immure definition by American Heritage Dictionary
transitive verb im·mured, im·mur·ing, im·mures
- To confine within or as if within walls; imprison.
- To build into a wall: immure a shrine.
- To entomb in a wall.
Origin: Medieval Latin immūrāre : Latin in-, in; see in-2 + Latin mūrus, wall.
- im·mureˈment noun