transitive verb procured, 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
ME procuren < MFr procurer, to procure < L procurare, to take care of, attend to < pro- (see pro-) + curare, to attend to < cura, care (see cure)
to obtain persons, esp. women, for the purpose of prostitution