procurable


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pro·cure

 (prō-kyo͝or′, prə-)
v. pro·cured, pro·cur·ing, pro·cures
v.tr.
1. To get by special effort; obtain or acquire: managed to procure a pass.
2. To bring about; effect: procure a solution to a knotty problem.
3. To obtain (a sexual partner) for another.
v.intr.
To obtain sexual partners for others.

[Middle English procuren, from Old French procurer, to take care of, from Latin prōcūrāre : prō-, for; see pro-1 + cūrāre, to care for (from cūra, care; see cure).]

pro·cur′a·ble adj.
pro·cur′ance, pro·cure′ment n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.procurable - capable of being obtained; "savings of up to 50 percent are obtainable"
available - obtainable or accessible and ready for use or service; "kept a fire extinguisher available"; "much information is available through computers"; "available in many colors"; "the list of available candidates is unusually long"
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procurable

adjective
Capable of being obtained or used:
Idioms: on hand, to be had.
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Translations

procurable

[prəˈkjʊərəbl] ADJ (frm) → asequible
easily procurablemuy asequible
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procurable

adjerhältlich, zu beschaffen pred
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References in classic literature ?
Reservoirs firmly fixed contained water and the necessary provisions; and fire and light were procurable by means of gas, contained in a special reservoir under a pressure of several atmospheres.
It happened that she made by far the finest cocktail procurable in that large city where drink-mixing on the part of the foreign population was indeed an art.
First I thought of balloons; but, of course, I had to give that idea up, for balloons were not procurable. I thought of several other expedients, but upon consideration discarded them, for cause.
Gaynsforth, who was still somewhat subdued, commanded the best supper procurable on these lines.
When he came back all inconvenient emotion had been disposed of, and, having delivered a box of the hottest mustard procurable for money, he departed to "blow up" Mac, that being his next duty in his opinion.