verb (used with object), in·curred, in·cur·ring.
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Origin of incur
OTHER WORDS FROM incurin·cur·ra·ble, adjectivere·in·cur, verb (used with object), re·in·curred, re·in·cur·ring.
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Example sentences from the Web for incur
When push came to shove, they decided they liked poverty in the midst of plenty just fine — more than they wanted to incur the wrath of Amazon, anyway.
District officials told VOSD county facilities have provided free testing thus far, but a new testing contract with San Diego State will soon incur district costs.‘Where Are the Millions Going?’ Sweetwater Defends COVID Spending on Employees|Ashly McGlone|March 15, 2021|Voice of San Diego
Meanwhile, Sonam and his colleagues are setting up a mechanism for livestock insurance to help herders offset losses incurred because of predator attacks.
Any expense incurred in helping to get income should be deductible.
That figure will be $180 million at a minimum but might not be much more than that, and it is expected to represent a significant drop from last season because of losses incurred because of the coronavirus pandemic.Steelers say they want to bring Ben Roethlisberger back, although contract remains an issue|Des Bieler|February 24, 2021|Washington Post
They incur all the development costs and take a lot of risk.
The result has been a huge black eye for the government, which will now incur significant financial and reputation costs.
My mother might be willing to incur all kinds of crazy risks for love.
The full debt—or savings depletion—that families incur; not just student debt.How to Reinvent College Rankings: Show the Data Students Need Most|Steve Cohen|March 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The hope is that members end up restraining each other rather than incur the wrath of the police.Never Mind El Chapo: Chicago’s Real Public Enemy No. 1 Is the Shorties|Michael Daly|February 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She preferred to die herself rather than to incur the possibility of exposing those who loved her to the guillotine.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
Yet it is awkward for these officials to thus act, and in so doing they incur an unpleasant personal responsibility.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
The stage has continued to enjoy a species of traditional immunity from all the reprobation which swearing is presumed to incur.A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
He was generally a man of prompt decision, and he well knew that he would incur by this act the charge of vacillation.Eric, or Little by Little|Frederic W. Farrar
I judged the Tories were driving straight at a conflict with the country, and I thought them bound to incur an electoral defeat.The New Machiavelli|Herbert George Wells