Definitions and meaning of ure
From Middle English ure, from Anglo-Norman *ure, Old French uevre (modern French œuvre), from Latin opera (“work, labor”). Doublet of oeuvre and opera.
- (obsolete, only in collocations in ure, out of ure) use, practise, exercise.
- 1567, Arthur Golding (translator), The XV Bookes of P. Ouidius Naso, entytuled Metamorphosis, Book 2,
- I cannot vtter any more, for words waxe out of vre
- c. 1611, George Chapman (translator), The Iliads of Homer, London: Nathaniell Butter, Book 17, p. 248,
- But come, let vs be sure of this, to put the best in vre
- That lies in vs;
- 1597-1625, Essays (Francis Bacon) of Francis Bacon, On Simulation and Dissimulation, Random House 1955: Hugh G. Dick, p. 19 
- ...it maketh him practise simulation in other things, lest his hand should be out of ure
ure (third-person singular simple present ures, present participle uring, simple past and past participle ured)
- (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,
- […] the French soldiers […] from their youth have been practised and ured in feats of arms […]
From Latin ūrus. Perhaps a doublet of owre.
ure (plural ures) (rare)
- Synonym of aurochs
Ure-ox is more common; compare aurochs (ultimately from Old High German ūrohso, from ūro (“aurochs”) + ohso (“ox”)).
- aurochs, owre (perhaps related)
- ERU, EUR, Eur., Rue, eur-, eur., rue
- plural of uur
ure (Kana spelling ウレ)
- (anatomy) foot
- Synonym: cikiri
- indefinite plural of ur
- 2007. The UCLA Phonetics Lab Archive. Los Angeles, CA: UCLA Department of Linguistics.
- Rōmaji transcription of うれ
- second-person singular present active imperative of ūrō
Borrowed from Anglo-Norman *ure (compare continental Old French uevre), from Latin opera.
- (usually with in) use, habit, custom
- “ūre, n.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.
- Alternative form of eure
- Alternative form of oure (“our”)
- ūser – Northumbrian or poetic
From Proto-West Germanic *unsar, from Proto-Germanic *unseraz.
- Middle English: oure
- English: our
- Scots: oor, wir
- genitive of wē: ours, of us
Largely considered archaic; replaced by a Tahitian term.
- in heraldry, pointed, with a pattern of points.
(source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)