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undergo

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verb un·der·go \ˌən-dər-ˈgō\

Simple Definition of undergo

  • : to experience or endure (something)

Full Definition of undergo

-went \-ˈwent\un·der·goneplay \-ˈgȯn also -ˈgän\un·der·go·ingplay \-ˈgō-iŋ, -ˈgȯ(-)iŋ\

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to submit to :  endure

  3. 2 :  to go through :  experience <undergo a transformation>

  4. 3 obsolete :  undertake

  5. 4 obsolete :  to partake of

Examples of undergo

  1. She will have to undergo an operation.

  2. <some people undergo a complete transformation while away at college>



14th Century

First Known Use of undergo

14th century

Rhymes with undergo

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