Incurred
Incur In*cur", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Incurred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Incurring}.] [L. incurrere to run into or toward; pref. in- in + currere to run. See {Current}.] [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]

I know not what I shall incur to pass it, Having no warrant. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To render liable or subject to; to occasion. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Lest you incur me much more damage in my fame than you have done me pleasure in preserving my life. --Chapman. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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