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Pronunciation : In*cur"
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [L. incurrere to run into or toward; pref. in- in + currere to run. See Current.]
Definition : 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 I know not what I shall incur to passShak.

2. To render liable or subject to; to occasion. [Obs.] Lest you incur me much more damage in my fame than you have done me pleasure in preserving my life. Chapman.

t. [imp. & p. p. Incurred; p. pr. & vb. n. Incurring.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : In*cur"
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To pass; to enter. [Obs.] Light is discerned by itself because by itself it incurs into the eye. South.

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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