inure


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Idioms, Wikipedia.
Related to inure: stolidity, enure

Inure

To result; to take effect; to be of use, benefit, or advantage to an individual.

For example, when a will makes the provision that all Personal Property is to inure to the benefit of a certain individual, such an individual is given the right to receive all the personal property owned by the testator upon his or her death.

inure

v. result in. Commonly used in legal terminology in the phrase: "to inure to the benefit of Janet Jones."

inure

(Accustom), verb acclimate, acclimatize, acquaint, adjust, adsuefacere, condition, domesticate, familiarize, get used to, habituate, harden, make routine, naturalize, sanctify by custom, season, toughen

inure

(Benefit), verb accumulate, advance, advantage, aid, assist, avail, be of use, be profitable, bolster, contribute, enhance, enrich, forward, furnish aid, further, gain, help, improve, pay, profit, promote, render useful, serve, supply aid, turn to account, upgrade, yield gain, yield profit
See also: accrue, arise, naturalize

inure

to come into operation or take effect.

TO INURE. To take effect; as, the pardon inures.

References in periodicals archive ?
Similarly, net earnings may inure to the benefit of an individual in ways other than through the distribution of dividends.
urged, urge, under, unbind, unbend, rung, rune, ruing, ruined, ruin, rued, rude, nudge, nude, inured, inure, indue, gunner, gunned, guider, guide, grub, gerund, ennui, enduring, enduing, during, dung, dune, drug, drub, debug, burning, burned, burn, buried, burg, burden, bunged, bung, budgie, budge, begun, BURDENING Wordsquare: O.
Their beliefs about Jews inures them to the natural sympathies that might have otherwise prevented such behaviour.
Rather, such right inures to the individual owners of the property," Nastaki wrote.
In addition, an increase in the value of a policy's investments inures to the employee without tax consequence.