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English verb: procure

1. procure (possession) get by special effort

SamplesHe procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something from somebody

Broader (hypernym)obtain

Narrower (hyponym)copyright, engage, enlist, patent, suborn

2. procure (consumption) arrange for sexual partners for others

Synonymspander, pimp

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)cater, ply, provide, supply

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