procure (something) for

procure (something) for

1. To seek something out and obtain it on behalf of someone else, especially when it requires a special effort to do so. I was wondering if you could procure a bit of weed for me and my friends. Did you manage to procure the dossier for me that I requested?
2. To seek something out and obtain it for some particular purpose. We need to procure some information about the region's mining history for a report we're writing. Because it has not been approved for medical use, procuring the experimental drug for the treatment of his seizures has always been an expensive and risky endeavor.
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