What is another word for incurring?

Pronunciation: [ɪnkˈɜːɹɪŋ] (IPA)

Incurring is a term used to describe the act of becoming subject to, or taking on, a particular consequence or liability. However, there are several synonyms that can be used in place of incurring, including acquiring, assuming, contracting, experiencing, attracting, and suffering. These synonyms convey different nuances, depending on the context in which they are used. For example, to acquire something typically implies a deliberate action, whereas to suffer a consequence often implies the opposite - something that has happened to someone without their intention or control. Similarly, contracting a liability implies signing a formal agreement with legal consequences, while experiencing a consequence can imply a more subjective or personal reaction.

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Usage examples for Incurring

Then Professor Wagner thinks every industry which has a natural tendency to become in any case a practical monopoly would be better in the hands of the Government; but Government might interfere enough to restrain the mischiefs of monopoly-as it does in the case of railways in this country, for example-without incurring the liabilities of complete management.
"Contemporary Socialism"
John Rae
A democratic government cannot risk incurring the discontent of a body of the people merely to prevent them from working an hour more when they want to earn a little more.
"Contemporary Socialism"
John Rae
Since his arrival at maturity his parents had feared to impart to him the secret of his lineage, lest he might return to Scotland and attempt to recover his estates, thereby incurring the resentment of the existing dynasty.
"Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions"
Slason Thompson

Famous quotes with Incurring

  • It is better to die than to preserve this life by incurring disgrace. The loss of life causes but a moment's grief, but disgrace brings grief every day of one's life.
  • I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence.
    Frederick Douglass
  • The only obligation to which in advance we may hold a novel, without incurring the accusation of being arbitrary, is that it be interesting.
    Henry James
  • Well may the boldest fear and the wisest tremble when incurring responsibilities on which may depend our country's peace and prosperity, and in some degree the hopes and happiness of the whole human family.
    James K. Polk
  • Let a short Act of Parliament be passed, placing all street musicians outside the protection of the law, so that any citizen may assail them with stones, sticks, knives, pistols, or bombs without incurring any penalties.
    George Bernard Shaw

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