procure

Part of speech: noun

Procurement.

Part of speech: verb

To come in to possession of by effort; bring about; get; obtain.

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Usage examples "procure":

  1. I shall have to ask you to procure me an interview with her as soon as we return to the house. - "The House in the Mist", Anna Katharine Green.
  2. She had said that she could procure it for me, not that she possessed it; now, since I had given no orders to that effect, she had not troubled about it. - "Old Calabria", Norman Douglas.
  3. I spent several hours in walking about these places, to visit which it is necessary to procure a written permission from the captain- general of Ferrol. - "The Bible in Spain", George Borrow.