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Antonyms for procure
proʊˈkyʊər, prə-

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term procure.

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  1. procureverb

    Synonyms:
    obtain, purchase, buy

  2. procureverb

    To acquire or obtain an item or service, sometimes rare, usually by extra effort.

    Synonyms:
    obtain, purchase, buy

  3. procureverb

    To obtain a person as a prostitute for somebody else.

    Synonyms:
    purchase, obtain, buy

  4. procureverb

    To induce or persuade someone to do something.

    Synonyms:
    purchase, obtain, buy

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. procure

    A person may obtain a situation by the intercession of friends, he procures a dinner by paying for it. Attain is a lofty word, pointing to some high or desirable result; a man attains the mountain summit, he attains honor or learning as the result of strenuous and earnest labor. Even that usage of attain which has been thought to refer to mere progress of time carries the thought of a result desired; as, to attain to old age; the man desires to live to a good old age; we should not speak of his attaining his dotage. One may attain an object that will prove not worth his labor, but what he achieves is in itself great and splendid; as, the Greeks at Marathon achieved a glorious victory. Compare DO; GET; REACH.

    Antonyms:
    abandon, fail, forfeit, give up, let go, lose, miss

    Synonyms:
    accomplish, achieve, acquire, arrive at, attain, compass, earn, gain, get, grasp, master, obtain, reach, secure, win

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. procure

    Antonyms:
    miss, lose, forfeit, misprovide, miscontrive

    Synonyms:
    acquire, provide, gain, get, contrive, effect, reap, win, earn, bring about

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. procure, secureverb

    get by special effort

    "He procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed"

    Synonyms:
    fasten, plug, stop up, batten down, insure, pander, guarantee, ensure, secure, assure, batten, fix, pimp

  2. pander, pimp, procureverb

    arrange for sexual partners for others

    Synonyms:
    secure, pimp, gratify, pander, indulge

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. procureverb

    Synonyms:
    get, obtain, acquire

How to use procure in a sentence?

  1. Corrections Director Charles Ryan:

    Based on this report, I forwarded my assessment to Governor Jan Brewer that the state continue efforts to procure drugs for the one-drug protocol, and begin the process to adopt three-drug protocols, as opposed to utilizing a modified two-drug protocol.

  2. Ambassador McKinley:

    I was disturbed by the implication that foreign governments were being approached to procure negative information on political opponents.

  3. Lloyd Austin:

    I have directed The Defense Department to use every resource at our disposal, within our authority, to support U.S. interagency efforts to rapidly provide India's frontline healthcare workers with the materials they need. We are currently assessing the equipment we can both procure and draw from our own inventory in the coming days and weeks.

  4. Mike Manazir:

    The challenge for me is that if the line shuts down ... I now run out of options, and I can't procure Growlers if the analysis says that we need more.

  5. Guo Ping:

    Qualcomm has always been an important partner of United States, if they get the license, we're willing to procure from them and use their chipsets in our smartphones.

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