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Incur meaning

incur - 4 dictionary results

  1. 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.
  2. 2. To render liable or subject to; to occasion.
  3. 3. To pass; to enter.
  4. 4. To become liable to.

incur - examples of usage

  1. And now, if you little folks cannot see by this story, the good effects of setting a good example, and how great the responsibility even little children incur in their relation to each other, Aunt Fanny will have a heart- ache, and she will be brought to wish, that instead of writing stories that do no good, she had taken to growing pumpkins or hard- hearted cabbages, and that's all.
  2. We must again remind our friends that it is necessary to largely increase our collections and donations or incur a debt.
  3. He himself explained the reason of this order, forbidding that any official should incur any debt above twenty shillings without the assent of the prior and convent, as had been the custom heretofore.
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