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Definition of "procure" []

  • To get by special effort; obtain or acquire: managed to procure a pass. (verb-transitive)
  • To bring about; effect: procure a solution to a knotty problem. (verb-transitive)
  • To obtain (a sexual partner) for another. (verb-transitive)
  • To obtain sexual partners for others. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "procure" in a sentence
  • "All I really want to procure is that all Twilight Fans help the promotion!"
  • "First, he notes that the signature that Gonzales and Card were trying to procure from the incapacitated John Ashcroft was a protocol that the President himself had established "to internally discipline an exercise of power.""
  • "Mr. Webster immediately complied with the request, and has dispatched instructions to Mr. Marsh, the American Minister at Constantinople, to procure from the Turkish"