Procured vs Procurer - What's the difference?

procured | procurer |


As a verb procured

is (procure).

As a noun procurer is

a person who procures or obtains things, especially one who procures customers for prostitutes.

procured

English

Verb

(head)
  • (procure)
  • Anagrams

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    procure

    English

    Verb

    (procur)
  • To acquire or obtain.
  • * Milton
  • if we procure not to ourselves more woe
  • *
  • Later there would also be need for seeds and artificial manures, besides various tools and, finally, the machinery for the windmill. How these were to be procured , no one was able to imagine.
  • To obtain a person as a prostitute for somebody else.
  • (criminal law) To induce or persuade someone to do something.
  • (obsolete) To contrive; to bring about; to effect; to cause.
  • * Robynson (More's Utopia)
  • By all means possible they procure to have gold and silver among them in reproach.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Proceed, Solinus, to procure my fall.
  • (obsolete) To solicit; to entreat.
  • * Spenser
  • The famous Briton prince and faery knight, / Of the fair Alma greatly were procured / To make there longer sojourn and abode.
  • (obsolete) To cause to come; to bring; to attract.
  • * Shakespeare
  • What unaccustomed cause procures her hither?

    Synonyms

    * (acquire) obtain * (obtain a prostitute) buy, purchase

    References

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    procurer

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • a person who procures or obtains things, especially one who procures customers for prostitutes
  • Synonyms

    * pander * panderer ----