get by special effort
"He procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed"
pander, pimp, procure(verb)
arrange for sexual partners for others
To acquire or obtain an item or service, sometimes rare, usually by extra effort.
To obtain a person as a prostitute for somebody else.
To induce or persuade someone to do something.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
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How to use procure in a sentence?
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.
If you procure trains and you don't stipulate as a condition to make local content trains, you buy trains offshore... and South African suppliers have hardly any local content, it basically erodes local content and the skills die with it.
The Trump administration continues to take the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease very seriously. Today, the administration is transmitting to Congress a $2.5 billion supplemental funding plan to accelerate vaccine development, support preparedness and response activities and to procure much needed equipment and supplies.
Frankly, to see the emerging information on the engagement of our missions to procure negative political information for domestic purposes, combined with the failure I saw in the building to provide support for our professional cadre in a particularly trying time, I think the combination was a pretty good reason to decide, enough, that I had, I had no longer a useful role to play.
Ms. Brown described herself in an interview as a government contractor — ‘almost like a broker,’ she said — who does not keep employees or specialize in any field but is able to procure subcontracted work as needed, and get a cut of the money along the way. She claims a fashion line and has several self-published books, and describes herself on Twitter as ‘A Diva, Mogul, Author, Idealist with scars to prove it,’.
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- erwerben, beschaffen, besorgenGerman
- obtenir, proxénétisme, acquérir, procurerFrench
- procacciare, ottenere, procurareItalian
- verwerven, schaffenDutch
- sprokurować, wystarać sięPolish
- добывать, подговаривать, сводничать, доставатьRussian
- nabaviti, preskrbeti, dobitiSlovene
- anskaffa, införskaffa, skaffaSwedish
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