- 1incur something if you incur something unpleasant, you are in a situation in which you have to deal with it She had incurred the wrath of her father by marrying without his consent
- 2incur something if you incur costs, you have to pay them You risk incurring bank charges if you exceed your overdraft limit.
NAmE//ɪnˈkər//(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they incur
he / she / it incurs
past simple incurred
-ing form incurring