inure[in yo̵or′, i no̵or′]
- Inure is defined as to make someone accustomed to a bad situation.
An example of inure is when the excessive rain in Seattle makes people accustomed to rain.
transitive verbinured, inuring
Origin of inureMiddle English (in past participle enured) ; from in ure, in practice ; from in, in + ure, practice, work ; from Old French eure, ovre ; from Classical Latin opera, work: see opera
transitive verbin·ured, in·ur·ing, in·ures also en·ured or en·ur·ing or en·ures
Origin of inureMiddle English, back-formation from enured, customary, from in ure : in, in; see in1 + ure, use (from Old French euvre, uevre, work, from Latin opera, activity associated with work; see op- in Indo-European roots).
(third-person singular simple present inures, present participle inuring, simple past and past participle inured)
inure - Legal Definition
- To be given or to be attributable to.
- To become used to.