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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pro·cure /prəˈkjʊr, pro-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·cure v. t. [imp. & p. p. Procured p. pr. & vb. n. Procuring.]
 1. To bring into possession; to cause to accrue to, or to come into possession of; to acquire or provide for one's self or for another; to gain; to get; to obtain by any means, as by purchase or loan.
    If we procure not to ourselves more woe.   --Milton.
 2. To contrive; to bring about; to effect; to cause.
    By all means possible they procure to have gold and silver among them in reproach.   --Robynson (More's Utopia) .
    Proceed, Solinus, to procure my fall.   --Shak.
 3. To solicit; to entreat. [Obs.]
 The famous Briton prince and faery knight, . . .
 Of the fair Alma greatly were procured
 To make there longer sojourn and abode.   --Spenser.
 4. To cause to come; to bring; to attract. [Obs.]
    What unaccustomed cause procures her hither?   --Shak.
 5. To obtain for illicit intercourse or prostitution.
 Syn: -- See Attain.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·cure v. i.
 1. To pimp.
 2. To manage business for another in court. [Scot.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: get by special effort; "He procured extra cigarettes even
           though they were rationed" [syn: secure]
      2: arrange for sexual partners for others [syn: pander, pimp]