transitive verb-·cured′, -·cur′ing
- 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)