Definition of Incur:

  1. Become subject to (something unwelcome or unpleasant) as a result of ones own behavior or actions.

  2. To acquire or bring something upon oneself; usually something negative. If you dont make your payments on time, you are likely to incur lots of late fees and other fines. Although he had made smart stock picks, he incurred significant losses when the economy started to decline..

Synonyms of Incur

Suffer, Sustain, Experience, Bring upon oneself, Expose oneself to, Lay oneself open to, Acquire, Arouse, Attract, Be responsible for, Bring down, Bring on, Bring upon, Contract, Draw, Fall in with, Fall into, Gain, Get, Induce, Invite, Provoke, Run, Welcome

How to use Incur in a sentence?

  1. Marvin knew Celeste would be a little annoyed at him for coming home so late from the poker game, but he didnt expect to incur the level of wrath she heaped upon him .
  2. Though the student was able to attend the university of her choice, she incur red tens of thousands of dollars in debt along the way.
  3. I will pay any expenses incurred.
  4. While in the nursing program I had many student loans and was shocked at the interest that I managed to incur .

Meaning of Incur & Incur Definition