HyperDic: inure

English > 1 sense of the word inure:
VERBchangeinure, harden, induratecause to accept or become hardened to
inure > pronunciation
Soundsihnyuh'r
Rhymesallure ... Ur: 39 rhymes with uhr...
English > inure: 1 sense > verb 1, change
MeaningCause to accept or become hardened to; habituate.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Example"He was inured to the cold"
Synonymsharden, indurate
Narrowercallous, cauterize, cauterisemake insensitive or callous
steel oneself against, steel onself for, brace oneself for, prepare forPrepare mentally or emotionally for something unpleasant
Broaderhabituate, accustommake psychologically or physically used (to something)
Spanishacostumbrar, avezar, endurecer, habituar
Catalanacostumar, avesar, habituar

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