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incur

in·cur

incur

 
pronunciation:
ihn kuhr
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: incurred, incurring, incurs
definition: to become liable for or bring upon oneself (usu. some unwanted or harmful consequence).
He incurred an enormous gambling debt.The teenager incurred his mother's anger by telling her an outrageous lie.
antonyms:
discharge
similar words:
contract
derivation: incurrable (adj.)
Word Parts
The word incur contains the following part:
cur1, curr, cor1, corr, curs, cour1, cours Latin root that means to run