verb (used with object)

Related formsun·in·cum·bered, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for incumber

Historical Examples of incumber

  • The author has not deemed it necessary to incumber his pages with notes to substantiate his statements.

    The Empire of Russia

    John S. C. Abbott

  • I went on nevertheless with a good deal of Patience, thinking that his incumber'd Circumstances were partly the Cause.

    Benjamin Franklin

    Frank Luther Mott

  • He had inherited a historic title, and thousands of acres which he had scarcely seen, but which he had helped to incumber.

    Nell, of Shorne Mills

    Charles Garvice

  • I had no desire to incumber myself with this black Venus, so I made Gerome promise that he would not take her along.

    An African Adventure

    Isaac F. Marcosson

  • But I must have grown men: these boys only serve to incumber the hospitals and the road-sides.

British Dictionary definitions for incumber



a less common spelling of encumber
Derived Formsincumberingly, adverbincumbrance, noun
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