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.]

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.

I know not what I shall incur to pass, Having no warrant. Shak.

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.

 

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In*cur", v. i.

To pass; to enter.

[Obs.]

Light is discerned by itself because by itself it incurs into the eye. South.

 

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