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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·cur /ɪnˈkɝ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·cur, v. i. To pass; to enter. [Obs.]
    Light is discerned by itself because by itself it incurs into the eye.   --South.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·cur v. t. [imp. & p. p. Incurred p. pr. & vb. n. Incurring ]
 1. To meet or fall in with, as something inconvenient, harmful, or onerous; to put one's self in the way of; to expose one's self to; to become liable or subject to; to bring down upon one's self; to encounter; to contract; as, to incur debt, danger, displeasure, penalty, responsibility, etc.
 I know not what I shall incur to pass it,
 Having no warrant.   --Shak.
 2. To render liable or subject to; to occasion. [Obs.]
    Lest you incur me much more damage in my fame than you have done me pleasure in preserving my life.   --Chapman.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: make oneself subject to; bring upon oneself; become liable
           to; "People who smoke incur a great danger to their
      2: 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" [syn: receive,
          get, find, obtain]
      [also: incurring, incurred]