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English verb: procure

1. procure (possession) get by special effort


SamplesHe procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed.


Synonymssecure


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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