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

is condensed.

condense

English

Alternative forms

* condence

Verb

  • To decrease size or volume by concentration toward the essence.
  • An abridged dictionary can be further condensed to pocket size.
    Boiling off water condenses a thin sauce into a soupier mixture.
  • To make more close, compact, or dense; to compress or concentrate.
  • * Milton
  • In what shape they choose, / Dilated or condensed , bright or obscure.
  • * Motley
  • The secret course pursued at Brussels and at Madrid may be condensed into the usual formula, dissimulation, procrastination, and again dissimulation.
  • (chemistry) To transform from a gaseous state into a liquid state via condensation.
  • Synonyms

    * (to decrease size or volume) minify

    Antonyms

    * extend * magnify

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (archaic) Condensed; compact; dense.
  • The huge condense bodies of planets. — Bentley.
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    incur

    English

    Alternative forms

    * encur

    Verb

    (incurr)
  • 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 , ",
  • [T]he master in his wrath may easily incur worse evil himself than he inflicts—[...]
  • * 1910 , ,
  • And here it is to be noted that hatred is incurred as well on account of good actions as of bad;
  • (chiefly, legal) To render somebody liable or subject to.
  • * 1861 , ,
  • The least neglect of duty will incur [...] the penalty of thirty-nine well laid on in the morning.
  • (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.
  • * Chapman
  • Lest you incur me much more damage in my fame than you have done me pleasure in preserving my life.

    Synonyms

    * (To bring down or expose oneself to) encounter, contract * (render liable or subject to) occasion

    Anagrams

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