1. To bring into possession; to cause to accrue to, or to come into possession of; to acquire or provide for one's self or for another; to gain; to get; to obtain by any means, as by purchase or loan. If we procure not to ourselves more woe. (milton)
2. To contrive; to bring about; to effect; to cause. By all means possible they procure to have gold and silver among them in reproach. (Robynson (More's utopia)) Proceed, Solinus, to procure my fall. (Shak)
Synonym: See attain.
Origin: F. Procurer, L. Procurare, procuratum, to take care of; pro for _ curare to take care, fr. Cura care. See Cure, and cf. Proctor, Proxy.