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English verb: incur

1. incur (stative) make oneself subject to; bring upon oneself; become liable to


SamplesPeople who smoke incur a great danger to their health.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)subject


Narrower (hyponym)run

2. incur (change) receive a specified treatment (abstract)


SamplesThese 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.


Synonymsfind, get, obtain, receive


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change


Narrower (hyponym)take


Verb groupacquire, get









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