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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To get or obtain. Also: To bring about.

Usage examples (30)
  • The best way to procure insults is to submit to them.
  • All I really want to procure is that all Twilight Fans help the promotion!
  • The plan of the opposing party was, in this case, after breaking up the school, to procure from the Turkish government the banishment of Hohannes.
  • You have the Germans already trying to procure from the North African and West African colonies of the French, bases for waging that battle when the time comes. for more
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