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procure


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Procure  \Pro*cure"\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  pimp.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  manage  business  for  another  in  court.  [Scot.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Procure  \Pro*cure"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Procured};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Procuring}.]  [F.  procurer,  L.  procurare  procuratum 
  to  take  care  of  pro  for  +  curare  to  take  care  fr  cura 
  care  See  {Cure},  and  cf  {Proctor},  {Proxy}.] 
  1.  To  bring  into  possession;  to  cause  to  accrue  to  or  to 
  come  into  possession  of  to  acquire  or  provide  for  one's 
  self  or  for  another;  to  gain;  to  get  to  obtain  by  any 
  means  as  by  purchase  or  loan. 
 
  If  we  procure  not  to  ourselves  more  woe.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  To  contrive;  to  bring  about  to  effect;  to  cause 
 
  By  all  means  possible  they  procure  to  have  gold  and 
  silver  among  them  in  reproach.  --Robynson 
  (More's 
  Utopia)  . 
 
  Proceed,  Solinus,  to  procure  my  fall.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  To  solicit;  to  entreat.  [Obs.] 
 
  The  famous  Briton  prince  and  faery  knight,  .  .  .  Of 
  the  fair  Alma  greatly  were  procured  To  make  there 
  longer  sojourn  and  abode.  --Spenser. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  procure 
  v  :  get  by  special  effort;  "He  procured  extra  cigarettes  even 
  though  they  were  rationed"  [syn:  {secure}] 




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