Inure Legal Definition: To take effect, to result; to come into operation. Related Terms: Inurement Clause Also spelled enure.According to the 1972 New Zealand Law Dictionary, inure means:"Inure: To take effect."John Bouvier's American law dictionary defined the term as:"Inure: to take efffect. To result."In Cedar Rapids Water Co., Justice Weaver of the Supreme Court of the State of Iowa adopted these words:"The word inure is defined (as) to take or have effect; to operate."In Mean v Callison, Justice Turner of the Supreme Court of Oklahoma adopted these words as a definition of inure:"To take or have effect; to serve to the use, benefit or advantage of a person."REFERENCES:Cedar Rapids Water Co. v. Cedar Rapids, 118 Iowa 234; also at 91 N.W. 1081 (1902)Hinde, G. W., New Zealand Law Dictionary (Wellington: Butterworths, 1972), p. 164. Mean v Callison, 116 P. 195 (1911) Categories & Topics: Duhaime's Contract Law Dictionary Duhaime's Family Law Dictionary Duhaime's Trusts, Wills, Estates and Probate Law Dictionary Unless otherwise noted, this page was written by Lloyd Duhaime of Duhaime.org Always looking up definitions? Save time with our search provider (modern browsers only) If you find an error or omission in Duhaime's Law Dictionary, or if you have suggestion for a legal term, we'd love to hear from you!