Variant of procure
transitive verbprocured, procuring
- to get or bring about by some effort; obtain; secure: to procure supplies, work, a settlement, etc.
- to obtain (persons, esp. women) for the purpose of prostitution
Origin of procureMiddle English procuren ; from Middle French procurer, to procure ; from Classical Latin procurare, to take care of, attend to ; from pro- (see pro-) + curare, to attend to ; from cura, care (see cure)
to obtain persons, esp. women, for the purpose of prostitution