Definition of -ure in English:

-ure

suffix

  • 1Forming nouns:

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

Origin

From Old French -ure, from Latin -ura.

Pronunciation:

-ure

/jə/