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procure definition

Overview

This page has 20 definitions of procure with English translations in 5 languages. Procure is a verb and noun. Also define these 12 related words and terms: acquire, obtain, criminal law, solicit, entreat, procurer, procura, procurar, usted, yo, él, and ella.

See also: procuré

English procure definition

Etymology

From Old French procurer, from Late Latin prōcūrāre, present active infinitive of Latin prōcūrō (I manage, administer), from prō (on behalf of) + cūrō (I care for).

Pronunciation

Verb

procure (third-person singular simple present procures, present participle procuring, simple past and past participle procured)

  1. (transitive) To acquire or obtain.
  2. (transitive) To obtain a person as a prostitute for somebody else.
  3. (transitive, criminal law) To induce or persuade someone to do something.
  4. (obsolete) To contrive; to bring about; to effect; to cause.
  5. (obsolete) To solicit; to entreat.
  6. (obsolete) To cause to come; to bring; to attract.

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Translations

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French procure definition

Verb

procure

  1. first-person singular present indicative of procurer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of procurer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of procurer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of procurer
  5. second-person singular imperative of procurer

Italian procure definition

Noun

procure f

  1. plural of procura
    • Procura definition
      third-person singular present indicative form of procurar (1 of 2 procura definitions)

Portuguese procure definition

Verb

procure

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of procurar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of procurar
  3. first-person singular imperative of procurar
  4. third-person singular imperative of procurar

Spanish procure definition

Verb

procure

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of procurar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of procurar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of procurar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of procurar.
    • Él definition
      he
    • Ella definition
      she