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 Dictionary entry overview: What does procure mean? 

PROCURE (verb)
  The verb PROCURE has 2 senses:

1. get by special effort
2. arrange for sexual partners for others

  Familiarity information: PROCURE used as a verb is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

PROCURE (verb)

Sense 1procure [BACK TO TOP]


Get by special effort

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning


procure; secure

Context example:

He procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed

Hypernyms (to "procure" is one way to...):

obtain (come into possession of)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "procure"):

suborn (procure (false testimony or perjury))

copyright (secure a copyright on a written work)

patent (obtain a patent for)

engage; enlist (hire for work or assistance)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s something from somebody

Sense 2procure [BACK TO TOP]


Arrange for sexual partners for others

Classified under:

Verbs of eating and drinking


pimp; pander; procure

Hypernyms (to "procure" is one way to...):

cater; ply; provide; supply (provide what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s

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