Word:

Incur

In`cur´
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Incurred ; p. pr. & vb. n. Incurring .]
1.To meet or fall in with, as something inconvenient, harmful, or onerous; to put one's self in the way of; to expose one's self to; to become liable or subject to; to bring down upon one's self; to encounter; to contract; as, to incur debt, danger, displeasure, penalty, responsibility, etc.
I know not what I shall incur to pass it,
Having no warrant.
- Shak.
2.To render liable or subject to; to occasion.
Lest you incur me much more damage in my fame than you have done me pleasure in preserving my life.
- Chapman.
v. i.1.To pass; to enter.
Light is discerned by itself because by itself it incurs into the eye.
- South.
Verb1.incur - make oneself subject to; bring upon oneself; become liable to; "People who smoke incur a great danger to their health"
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"
Synonyms: obtain, receive, get, find
acquire, arouse, attract, be responsible for, bring down, bring on, bring upon, contract, draw, fall in with, fall into, gain, get, induce, invite, provoke, run, welcome
Browse
inculpative
Inculpatory
Incult
Incultivated
Incultivation
Inculture
Incumbency
Incumbent
incumbent on
Incumbently
Incumber
Incumbition
Incumbrance
Incumbrancer
Incumbrous
Incunabulum
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Incurability
Incurable
Incurableness
Incurably
Incuriosity
Incurious
Incuriously
Incuriousness
Incurrence
Incurrent
incurring
Incursion
Incursive
Incurtain
Incurvate
Incurvation
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