- Procured is defined as obtained something, especially if it required effort or care to get it.
If you went out and hunted down dinner for your family, this is an example of a time when you procured dinner.
- simple past tense and past participle of procure
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