HyperDic: incur

English > 2 senses of the word incur:
VERBstativeincurmake oneself subject to
changeincur, receive, get, find, obtainreceive a specified treatment (abstract)
incur > pronunciation
Rhymesacre / Acre ... Zocor: 182 rhymes with ker...
English > incur: 2 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningmake oneself subject to; bring upon oneself; become liable to.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"People who smoke incur a great danger to their health"
NarrowerrunBe affected by
BroadersubjectCause to experience or suffer or make liable or vulnerable to
Nounsincurrencethe act of incurring (making yourself subject to something undesirable)
incurringacquiring or coming into something (usually undesirable)
incursionthe mistake of incurring liability or blame
English > incur: 2 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningReceive a specified treatment (abstract).
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsreceive, get, find, obtain
NarrowertakeAscertain or determine by measuring, computing or take a reading from a dial
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Similar toget, acquireCome into the possession of something concrete or abstract
Spanishadquirir, encontrar, obtener, recibir

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