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Procure

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.

procure

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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Approval for procuring eight regiments of QR- SAMs worth over ` 10,000 crore was given in the meeting of which three would be procured during the ongoing 12th defence plan, sources said.
Erin was charged with procuring poison to be used with intent to procure a miscarriage, contrary to Section 59 of the Offences Against the Person Act, between January 21 and February 8, 2008.
The University of Wales graduate was charged with procuring poison to be used with intent to procure a miscarriage, contrary to Section 59 of the Offences Against the Person Act, between January 21 and February 8, 2008.
The pair was also responsible for procuring the buyer, Fairfield Residential, LLC.
None of the 23 procuring agencies that we contacted had procedures or other guidance that would detect if companies were not complying with these regulations," the report added, and SBA did not know that.
The availability of IT-based electronic information products are [sic] exerting ever-increasing pressures on libraries, which, in turn, are committing larger portions of their budgetary allocation for either procuring or accessing web-based online full-text search services, CD ROM products and online databases" (Arora and Agarwal, 2004, p.
Among the goals of the MOTSU Strategic Plan, published last year, is to improve efficiency of the terminal by upgrading operational processes, developing automated cargo management systems, and procuring installation support equipment to support the near exclusive use of containers.
Increasing the use of Performance-based Services Acquisitions (PBSA) to 40 percent of eligible service actions over $25,000, during fiscal year 2005, is the target achievement level for all federal government contracting offices procuring services (Office of Management and Budget [OMB], 2004).
Item managers (IMs) in need of supply support have limited resources in procuring the required item.
Nice, who posted a $20,000 bail, could be sentenced to approximately 80 years if convicted on three counts of committing a lewd act on a child and four counts of procuring a child to engage in a lewd act, Rohn said.
Procure-to-Pay has helped cut by 40% the time PMB and property management subsidiary company, PMB Real Estate Services LLC, spend processing invoices while reducing the time and costs associated with procuring the company's maintenance, repair and operating supplies.
Tenders are invited for: Procuring the necessary support to the administration and operations of the ICT infrastructure deployed in the SWE centres.