Definition of -ure in English:

-ure

suffix

  • 1Forming nouns.

    1. 1.1Denoting an action, process, or result.
      ‘censure’
      ‘closure’
      ‘scripture’
    2. 1.2Denoting an office or function.
      ‘judicature’
    3. 1.3Denoting a collective.
      ‘legislature’

Origin

From Old French -ure, from Latin -ura.