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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (2)

1. get by special effort;
- Example: "He procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed"
[syn: procure, secure]

2. arrange for sexual partners for others;
[syn: pander, pimp, procure]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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.] [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] If we procure not to ourselves more woe. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To contrive; to bring about; to effect; to cause. [1913 Webster] By all means possible they procure to have gold and silver among them in reproach. --Robynson (More's Utopia) . [1913 Webster] Proceed, Solinus, to procure my fall. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To solicit; to entreat. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The famous Briton prince and faery knight, . . . Of the fair Alma greatly were procured To make there longer sojourn and abode. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 4. To cause to come; to bring; to attract. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] What unaccustomed cause procures her hither? --Shak. [1913 Webster] 5. To obtain for illicit intercourse or prostitution. [1913 Webster] Syn: See Attain. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Procure \Pro*cure"\, v. i. [1913 Webster] 1. To pimp. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To manage business for another in court. [Scot.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

procure v 1: get by special effort; "He procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed" [syn: procure, secure] 2: arrange for sexual partners for others [syn: pander, pimp, procure]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

132 Moby Thesaurus words for "procure": accomplish, acquire, annex, appropriate, argue into, arouse, bag, be seized of, bring, bring about, bring around, bring back, bring forth, bring on, bring out, bring to light, buy, buy back, buy in, buy into, buy off, buy on credit, buy up, call for, call forth, call out, call up, capture, carry, catch, cause, chase after, come by, come in for, come into, compass, complete a purchase, contract, contrive, convince, corner, corral, decide, deduce, derive, determine, dispose, drag down, drag out, draw, draw down, draw forth, draw in, draw on, draw out, earn, educe, effect, elicit, engage, engross, enlist, enter into possession, evoke, fetch, fetch and carry, find, gain, get, get from, get out of, get to do, go after, go and get, go fetch, go for, go get, go to get, harvest, have, incline, induce, influence, inspire, instigate, interest in, land, lead, lure, make, make a buy, monopolize, motivate, net, obtain, pander, persuade, pick up, pimp, prevail, produce, prompt, prostitute, provoke, pull down, purchase, reap, rebuy, regrate, repurchase, requisition, retrieve, rouse, run after, sack, score, secure, shag, stimulate, summon forth, summon up, superinduce, sway, take, tempt, wangle, wangle out of, win, win over, winkle out, worm out, worm out of