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Synonyms for incur
ɪnˈkɜr

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. receive, get, find, obtain, incur(verb)

    receive a specified treatment (abstract)

    "These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation"; "His movie received a good review"; "I got nothing but trouble for my good intentions"

    Synonyms:
    redress, regaining, indemnification, restoration, damages, amends, return, indemnity

  2. incur(verb)

    make oneself subject to; bring upon oneself; become liable to

    "People who smoke incur a great danger to their health"

    Synonyms:
    bed cover, spread head, cattle ranch, counterpane, banquet, bedcover, cattle farm, spreading, bedspread, scatter, bed covering, spreadhead, feast, gap, paste, ranch, facing pages

    Antonyms:
    concentrated, unprepared, unextended, garner, pull together, collect, gather

Wiktionary

  1. incur(verb)

    To render somebody liable or subject to.

    Synonyms:
    occasion

  2. incur(verb)

    Synonyms:
    contract, encounter

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. incur

    Synonyms:
    meet, run

    Antonyms:
    avoid, shun, elude, escape

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. incur(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    contract, become liable to, become subject to

  2. incur(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    bring on

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "incur":

    hire, engage, assume

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How to use incur in a sentence?

  1. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    The Palestinians're pushing civilians – women, children – into the line of fire with a view of getting casualties. We try to minimize casualties. The Palestinians're trying to incur casualties in order to put pressure on Israel, which is horrible.

  2. Virginia Canter:

    It's hard to say if you're a clear winner or not just depending whether you come into the government, whether your selling would actually incur capital gains, whether it will allow you to diversity a portfolio of holdings that would otherwise be very concentrated.

  3. North Atlantic Refinery Limited:

    Currently, maintenance of the refinery requires North Atlantic to incur significant monthly financial losses. This funding will offset labour and operational costs related to maintaining the refinery in idle mode.

  4. Titus Maccius Plautus:

    There are occasions when it is undoubtedly better to incur loss than to make gain.

  5. Amit Mehta:

    Regionalizing is not a fair alternative, why should that group of customers have to incur the costs of regionalizing ? ... There is a reason for them to sole source.

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