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in·cur

 (ĭn-kûr′)
tr.v. in·curred, in·cur·ring, in·curs
1. To acquire or come into (something usually undesirable); sustain: incurred substantial losses during the stock market crash.
2. To become liable or subject to as a result of one's actions; bring upon oneself: incur the anger of a friend.

[Middle English incurren, from Old French encorir, from Latin incurrere, to run upon : in-, on; see in-2 + currere, to run; see kers- in Indo-European roots.]

incur

(ɪnˈkɜː)
vb (tr) , -curs, -curring or -curred
1. to make oneself subject to (something undesirable); bring upon oneself
2. to run into or encounter
[C16: from Latin incurrere to run into, from currere to run]
inˈcurrable adj

in•cur

(ɪnˈkɜr)

v.t. -curred, -cur•ring.
1. to become liable for: to incur debts.
2. to bring upon oneself: incurred our displeasure.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin incurrere to run into, come upon =in- in-3 + currere to run]
in•cur′ra•ble, adj.

incur


Past participle: incurred
Gerund: incurring

Imperative
incur
incur
Present
I incur
you incur
he/she/it incurs
we incur
you incur
they incur
Preterite
I incurred
you incurred
he/she/it incurred
we incurred
you incurred
they incurred
Present Continuous
I am incurring
you are incurring
he/she/it is incurring
we are incurring
you are incurring
they are incurring
Present Perfect
I have incurred
you have incurred
he/she/it has incurred
we have incurred
you have incurred
they have incurred
Past Continuous
I was incurring
you were incurring
he/she/it was incurring
we were incurring
you were incurring
they were incurring
Past Perfect
I had incurred
you had incurred
he/she/it had incurred
we had incurred
you had incurred
they had incurred
Future
I will incur
you will incur
he/she/it will incur
we will incur
you will incur
they will incur
Future Perfect
I will have incurred
you will have incurred
he/she/it will have incurred
we will have incurred
you will have incurred
they will have incurred
Future Continuous
I will be incurring
you will be incurring
he/she/it will be incurring
we will be incurring
you will be incurring
they will be incurring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been incurring
you have been incurring
he/she/it has been incurring
we have been incurring
you have been incurring
they have been incurring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been incurring
you will have been incurring
he/she/it will have been incurring
we will have been incurring
you will have been incurring
they will have been incurring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been incurring
you had been incurring
he/she/it had been incurring
we had been incurring
you had been incurring
they had been incurring
Conditional
I would incur
you would incur
he/she/it would incur
we would incur
you would incur
they would incur
Past Conditional
I would have incurred
you would have incurred
he/she/it would have incurred
we would have incurred
you would have incurred
they would have incurred
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.incur - make oneself subject to; bring upon oneself; become liable to; "People who smoke incur a great danger to their health"
subject - cause to experience or suffer or make liable or vulnerable to; "He subjected me to his awful poetry"; "The sergeant subjected the new recruits to many drills"; "People in Chernobyl were subjected to radiation"
run - be affected by; be subjected to; "run a temperature"; "run a risk"
2.incur - receive a specified treatment (abstract); "These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation"; "His movie received a good review"; "I got nothing but trouble for my good intentions"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
take - ascertain or determine by measuring, computing or take a reading from a dial; "take a pulse"; "A reading was taken of the earth's tremors"
acquire, get - come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; "She got a lot of paintings from her uncle"; "They acquired a new pet"; "Get your results the next day"; "Get permission to take a few days off from work"

incur

verb sustain, experience, suffer, gain, earn, collect, meet with, provoke, run up, induce, arouse, expose yourself to, lay yourself open to, bring upon yourself The government has also incurred huge debts.

incur

verb
To take upon oneself:
Translations
يَجُر على نفسه الدُّيونيَجْلِبُ على نَفْسِه
upadnout dozpůsobit
pådrage sig
aiheuttaaollaseurataseuraus
adósságba veri magátmagára von
kalla yfir sigstofna til
įsiskolinti
ciestiedzīvotiesiekļūt
spôsobiť
borçlanmakhedef olmakuğramak

incur

[ɪnˈkɜːʳ] VT [+ debt, obligation] → contraer; [+ expense, charges] → incurrir en; [+ loss] → sufrir; [+ anger] → provocar
I wouldn't wish to incur his wrathno me gustaría provocar su ira
I did not wish to incur his disapprovalno deseaba hacer que se pusiera en desacuerdo

incur

[ɪnˈkɜːr] vt
[+ expenses] → encourir; [+ debt] → contracter
[+ anger, risk] → s'exposer à
[+ loss] → subir

incur

vt
anger, injury, displeasuresich (dat)zuziehen, auf sich (acc)ziehen; penaltybelegt werden mit; riskeingehen, laufen; to incur the wrath of somebodyjds Zorn auf sich (acc)ziehen
(Fin) losserleiden; debts, expensesmachen; costshaben; other expenses incurredweitere Auslagen or Ausgaben pl

incur

[ɪnˈkɜːʳ] vt (debt, obligation) → contrarre; (expenses) → andare incontro a; (loss) → subire; (anger) → attirarsi; (risk) → esporsi a

incur

(inˈkəː) past tense, past participle inˈcurred verb
1. to bring (something unpleasant) on oneself. to incur someone's displeasure.
2. to become liable to pay (a debt). to incur enormous debts.
References in classic literature ?
In economics all roads lead to Socialism, although in nine cases out of ten, so far, the economist doesn't recognize his destination, and incurs the malediction pronounced by Jeremiah on those who justify the wicked for reward.
And hence it follows that as the flesh of the wife is one and the same with that of her husband the stains that may come upon it, or the injuries it incurs fall upon the husband's flesh, though he, as has been said, may have given no cause for them; for as the pain of the foot or any member of the body is felt by the whole body, because all is one flesh, as the head feels the hurt to the ankle without having caused it, so the husband, being one with her, shares the dishonour of the wife; and as all worldly honour or dishonour comes of flesh and blood, and the erring wife's is of that kind, the husband must needs bear his part of it and be held dishonoured without knowing it.
You see, whatever fatigue one incurs by carrying, one saves by being carried
I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and incur my own abhor- rence.
uf,'' he said, turning towards that Baron, ``I trust you will so keep the goodly Barony of Ivanhoe, that Sir Wilfred shall not incur his father's farther displeasure by again entering upon that fief.
This can be easily accomplished by his friends, who will incur no danger in making the attempt to save him, but will be disgraced for ever if they allow him to perish.
Could you incur my displeasure by having followed the orders of your superiors with more intelligence and courage than another would have done?
However, Jacopo insisted on following him, and Dantes did not oppose this, fearing if he did so that he might incur distrust.
Yet in spite of all these temptations, let me warn my cousin Elizabeth, and yourself, of what evils you may incur by a precipitate closure with this gentleman's proposals, which, of course, you will be inclined to take immediate advantage of.
If we violate the sanctity of this ceremonial, by any hostile movement on our part, it is we who incur the charge of faithlessness; and we doubt not that in both these instances the white men have been considered by the Blackfeet as the aggressors, and have, in consequence, been held up as men not to be trusted.
In short, she lives a pattern for her sex, unfettered by any romantic and foolish pledges, discharging all the natural duties of her years and station in an exemplary manner, but unwilling to incur any new ones, because she has but one heart, and that was long since given with its purity, sincerity, and truth, to him who is dead, and can never become the property of another.
why should you thus, of your own accord, incur destruction and trust yourself in the house of your enemy?