in·ure /i-'nu̇r, -'nyu̇r/ vi in·ured, in·ur·ing: to become of advantage
— usu. used in the phrase inure to the benefit of

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I (accustom) verb acclimate, acclimatize, accustom, acquaint, adjust, adsuefacere, condition, domesticate, familiarize, get used to, habituate, harden, make routine, naturalize, sanctify by custom, season, toughen II (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, subserve, supply aid, turn to account, upgrade, yield gam, yield profit III index accrue (arise), naturalize (acclimate)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

(1) To take effect; to benefit someone; to vest.
(2) To accustom someone to something.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

To take effect, or to benefit someone. In property law, the term means "to vest." For example, Jim buys a beach house that includes the right to travel across the neighbor's property to get to the water. That right of way is said, cryptically, "to inure to the benefit of Jim." Also spelled "enure."
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

1 To be given or to be attributable to.
2 To become used to.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

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

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • Inure — In*ure , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inuring}.] [From pref. in in + ure use, work. See {Ure} use, practice, {Opera}, and cf. {Manure}.] To apply in use; to train; to discipline; to use or accustom till use gives little or no… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inure — In*ure , v. i. To pass into use; to take or have effect; to be applied; to serve to the use or benefit of; as, a gift of lands inures to the heirs. [Written also {enure}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inure — (v.) early 15c., in ure in practice, from obsolete ure work, practice, exercise, use, probably from O.Fr. uevre, oeuvre work, from L. opera (see OPUS (Cf. opus)). Related: Inured; inuring …   Etymology dictionary

  • inure — *habituate, accustom, addict Analogous words: *adapt, adjust, accommodate …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • inure — [v] accustom acclimate, familiarize, habituate, harden, make ready, season, toughen, train; concepts 15,38 …   New thesaurus

  • inure — ► VERB (usu. be inured to) ▪ accustom to something, especially something unpleasant. ORIGIN from an Old French phrase meaning in use or practice …   English terms dictionary

  • inure — [in yoor′, i noor′] vt. inured, inuring [ME (in pp. enured) < in ure, in practice < in, in + ure, practice, work < OFr eure, ovre < L opera, work: see OPERA1] to make accustomed to something difficult, painful, etc.; habituate vi. to… …   English World dictionary

  • inure — v. (formal) (d; tr.) to inure to (to inure smb. to hardship; inured to danger) * * * [ɪ njʊə] (formal) (d; tr.) to inure to (to inure smb. to hardship; inured to danger) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • inure — in|ure [ıˈnjuə US ıˈnjur] v inure to [inure sb to sth] phr v [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: ure usual practice (15 18 centuries), from Old French uevre work, practice , from Latin opera works ] to make someone become used to something unpleasant, so… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • inure — /ənˈjuə / (say uhn yoohuh), /ɪn / (say in ) verb (i) (inured, inuring) 1. to come into use; take or have effect. –phrase 2. inure to, to toughen or harden (someone) to by exercise; accustom to; habituate to: to inure a person to danger. Also,… …  

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