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 Meanings and Examples of PROCURE
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procure
 v.  bring into possession; cause to accrue to, or to come into possession of; cause to come; bring
Classic Sentence: (118 in 8 pages)
1  Any day he could knock you up a britchka such as you could not procure even in Moscow.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VII
2  It was not long before Chichikov's purchases had become the talk of the town; and various were the opinions expressed as to whether or not it was expedient to procure peasants for transferment.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VIII
3  Have no fear," said Murazov, "I myself will take them under my care, as well as procure for the children a tutor.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER IV
4  And I, for my part, will do my utmost to procure your release.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER IV
5  Vassily Ivanovitch expressed his regret that no one had taken steps to procure medical aid sooner, and declared there was no hope.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
6  She had now come to Petersburg to procure an appointment in the Guards for her only son.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV
7  He wrote from the province of Voronezh where he had been sent to procure remounts, but that letter did not set the countess at ease.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XII
8  The doctor promised to procure it for him and began to ask how he was feeling.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXXII
9  He had little to bite and to break, and once when great dearth fell on the land, he could no longer procure even daily bread.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In HANSEL AND GRETEL
10  Then the huntsman promised to procure as much game for him as he could possibly use at the royal table.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE PINK
11  , "take it, such as it is, for I have not the time to procure you another."
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 11. The Corsican Ogre.
12  Upon my return home I sent for him, and I then explained to him what I wished to procure.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 34. The Colosseum.
13  '"'A person, whose confessor I am,' replied he, 'and who entertains a high regard for me, applied to me a short time since to procure him a confidential servant.'
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 45. The Rain of Blood.
14  Now, to see things which I cannot understand, to procure impossibilities, these are the study of my life.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 63. The Dinner.
15  His design was to profit as much as he could by the advantages which the acquaintance of Candide could procure for him.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XXII
Example Sentence:
1  The petroleum product's pricing regulatory agency said in a statement it welcomed the high court's decision, and added that marketers were now free to procure products and release them to the public subject to guidelines.
2  Can you procure the rare old book for me?
3  A typical ploy is to feign illness, procure medicine, then sells it on the black market.
4  Have you been pining for your very own wearable $1,500 Google Glass but weren't sure how you, a regular nondeveloper residing in the United States, could procure one?
5  It remained very difficult to procure food, fuel and other daily necessities.