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Valid words made from Dure

You can make 15 words from 'dure' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'dure'

DURE 5RUDE 5
RUED 5URDE 5

3 letters words from 'dure'

DUE 4RED 4
RUD 4RUE 3
URD 4URE 3

2 letters words from 'dure'

DE 3ED 3
ER 2RE 2
UR 2 

All 4 letters words made out of dure

dure udre drue rdue urde rude duer uder deur edur uedr eudr dreu rdeu deru edru redu erdu ured rued uerd eurd reud erud

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word dure. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in dure.

Definitions and meaning of dure

dure

Etymology 1

From Middle English duren (to last), from Old French durer, from Latin durāre. Related to Dutch duren (to last, dure), German dauern (to last, dure).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /djʊə/

Verb

dure (third-person singular simple present dures, present participle during, simple past and past participle dured)

  1. (archaic, intransitive) To last, continue, endure.
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, chapter primum, in Le Morte Darthur, book IV:
      she was one of the damoysels of the lake that hyȝte Nyneue / [] / And euer she maade Merlyn good chere tyl she had lerned of hym al maner thynge that she desyred and he was assoted vpon her that he myghte not be from her / Soo on a tyme he told kynge Arthur that he sholde not dure longe but for al his craftes he shold be put in the erthe quyck
    • 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Matthew XIII:
      But he that was sowne in the stony grunde ys he, which heareth the worde of God, and anon with ioye receaveth itt, yet hath no rottes in himselfe, And therefore he dureth but a season [].
Translations

Etymology 2

From Latin dūrus. Doublet of dour.

Adjective

dure (comparative more dure, superlative most dure)

  1. (obsolete) hard; harsh; severe; rough
    • W. H. Russell
      The winter is severe, and life is dure and rude.

Anagrams

  • Duer, rude, rued, urdé, ured

Asturian

Verb

dure

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of durar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of durar

Dutch

Pronunciation

Adjective

dure

  1. Inflected form of duur

Verb

dure

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of duren

Anagrams

  • deur

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dyʁ/
  • Rhymes: -yʁ

Verb

dure

  1. first-person singular present indicative of durer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of durer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of durer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of durer
  5. second-person singular imperative of durer

Adjective

dure

  1. feminine singular of dur

Anagrams

  • redû, rude

Italian

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ure

Adjective

dure

  1. Feminine plural of adjective duro.

Anagrams

  • rude

Latin

Etymology

From dūrus (hard, rough).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈduː.reː/, [ˈd̪uː.reː]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈdu.re/, [ˈd̪uː.rɛ]

Adverb

dūrē (comparative dūrius, superlative dūrissimē)

  1. harshly, sternly, roughly
    Synonym: dūriter
  2. stiffly, awkwardly

Related terms

References

  • dure in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • dure in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • dure in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, 1st edition. (Oxford University Press)

Middle Dutch

Adjective

dure

  1. Alternative form of diere

Inflection

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Portuguese

Verb

dure

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of durar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of durar
  3. first-person singular imperative of durar
  4. third-person singular imperative of durar

Spanish

Verb

dure

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of durar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of durar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of durar.

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