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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.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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In turn, libraries were finding it difficult to procure alternate resources due to limited funds.
The Command has streamlined procedures for moving most domestic freight and fuels under an initiative known as Tailored Transportation Contracts and substantially revamped the way the military procures domestic freight services.
Further, in New York, absent agreement to the contrary, a broker is entitled to a commission if he or she procures a deal with a ready, willing and able prospect - whether or not the deal ever closes or is even reduced to writing.