verb (used with object), incurred, incurring.
to come into or acquire (some consequence, usually undesirable or injurious): to incur a huge number of debts.
to become liable or subject to through one's own action; bring or take upon oneself: to incur his displeasure.

1400–50; late Middle English < Latin incurrere to run into, come upon, equivalent to in- in-2 + currere to run; see current

incurrable, adjective
reincur, verb (used with object), reincurred, reincurring.
self-incurred, adjective

2. arouse, incite, provoke. Unabridged
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incur (ɪnˈkɜː)
vb , -curs, -curring, -curred
1.  to make oneself subject to (something undesirable); bring upon oneself
2.  to run into or encounter
[C16: from Latin incurrere to run into, from currere to run]

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Word Origin & History

c.1430, from Anglo-Fr. encurir, from L. incurrere "run into or against," from in- "upon" + currere "to run" (see current).

pp. adj. from incur.
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Example sentences
The biggest benefits were from vehicle damage that didn't happen and medical
  bills that were never incurred.
No costs at all are incurred for the first category, and no appreciable costs
  are incurred for the second.
Yet the government complains about the expenses incurred dealing with homeless
  and unwanted animals each year.
Additional charges will be incurred to make corrections.
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