Condense vs Incur - What's the difference?
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Condense is a related term of incur.
As verbs the difference between condense and incur
is that condense
is while incur
is to bring upon oneself or expose oneself to, especially something inconvenient, harmful, or onerous; to become liable or subject to.
As an adjective condense
To decrease size or volume by concentration toward the essence.
- An abridged dictionary can be further condensed to pocket size.
To make more close, compact, or dense; to compress or concentrate.
- Boiling off water condenses a thin sauce into a soupier mixture.
- In what shape they choose, / Dilated or condensed , bright or obscure.
(chemistry) To transform from a gaseous state into a liquid state via condensation.
- The secret course pursued at Brussels and at Madrid may be condensed into the usual formula, dissimulation, procrastination, and again dissimulation.
* (to decrease size or volume) minify
(archaic) Condensed; compact; dense.
- The huge condense bodies of planets. — Bentley.
To bring upon oneself or expose oneself to, especially something inconvenient, harmful, or onerous; to become liable or subject to.
* 1891 , Henry Graham Dakyns (translator), The works of Xenophon , ",
* 1910 , ,
- [T]he master in his wrath may easily incur worse evil himself than he inflicts—[...]
(chiefly, legal) To render somebody liable or subject to.
* 1861 , ,
- And here it is to be noted that hatred is incurred as well on account of good actions as of bad;
(obsolete) To enter or pass into.
(obsolete) To fall within a period or scope; to occur; to run into danger.
To render liable or subject to; to occasion.
- The least neglect of duty will incur [...] the penalty of thirty-nine well laid on in the morning.
- Lest you incur me much more damage in my fame than you have done me pleasure in preserving my life.
* (To bring down or expose oneself to) encounter, contract
* (render liable or subject to) occasion