Definition of -ure in English:

-ure

suffix

  • 1Forming nouns denoting an action, process, or result.

    ‘censure’
    ‘closure’
    ‘scripture’
  • 2Forming nouns denoting an office or function.

    ‘judicature’
  • 3Forming nouns denoting a collective.

    ‘legislature’

Origin

From Old French -ure, from Latin -ura.

Pronunciation

-ure

/jə/