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To cause something to happen; to find and obtain something or someone.

Procure refers to commencing a proceeding; bringing about a result; persuading, inducing, or causing a person to do a particular act; obtaining possession or control over an item; or making a person available for sexual intercourse.


verb accomplish, accumulate, achieve, appropriate, attain, bag, bring, buy, capture, cause, come by, commandeer, comparare, dig up, earn, effect, fetch, find, force from, gain, gather, get, glean, help oneself to, hire, lay hands on, make a purchase, obtain, pick up, provide, purchase, realize, reap, receive, secure, seize, take, take possession of
See also: acquire, attain, buy, coax, collect, contrive, derive, educe, engage, evoke, gain, glean, hire, lobby, obtain, occupy, pander, purchase, raise, realize, reap, receive, recover, secure
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Where there is a proliferation of back-end legacy systems, when there has been recent merger and acquisition activity, or where an ERP solution does not enable strategic procurement decision-making, Procurance is the answer," explained Sarah Pfaff, Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing, and Strategy for eBreviate.
The Procurance sourcing management solution provides eBreviate with the increased ability to go beyond eNegotiations, eRFPs and sourcing survey tools to address all of the eSourcing requirements of global corporations.