undergo

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verb un·der·go \ˌən-dər-ˈgō\

Definition of undergo

-went

\-ˈwent\

undergone

play \-ˈgȯn also -ˈgän\

undergoing

play \-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 in a sentence

  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


UNDERGO Defined for English Language Learners

undergo

play
verb un·der·go \ˌən-dər-ˈgō\

Definition of undergo for English Language Learners

  • : to experience or endure (something)


UNDERGO Defined for Kids

undergo

play
verb un·der·go \ˌən-dər-ˈgō\

Definition of undergo for Students

underwent

\-ˈwent\

undergone

\-ˈgȯn\

undergoing

\-ˈgō-iŋ\
  1. :  to experience or endure (something) <I have to undergo an operation.> <He underwent a change of feelings.>



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