Definition of -ure in English:

-ure

Pronunciation /jə/

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.