Examples of undo in a Sentence
You can't undo the past.
The damage cannot be undone.
He was undone by greed.
Recent Examples of undo from the Web
What Mahmoud could do with his length and timing was sometimes undone by his weakness around the basket.
His first overseas trip since becoming administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) coincides with a sanctions review by the Trump administration that could undo measures imposed two decades ago.
Rauner also vetoed a measure that would have undone limits on overtime paid to in-home care providers for people with disabilities.
The Cotton-Perdue bill aims to undo that unintended consequence.
Trump’s tweet alone can’t undo that, and the Pentagon does not appear to have any new policies in the works that would.
At a recent dinner party, my fiancé caught me undoing the top button of my jeans at the table.
Maryland Democrats had been pressing Hogan, who is expected to run for reelection in 2018, to weigh in more forcefully against GOP plans to repeal the ACA and undo other parts of President Barack Obama’s legacy.
Rubio says Congress’ other big-ticket item, an overhaul of the nation’s tax system, could undo the remaining Obamacare taxes left in the Senate’s health-care bill.
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First Known Use of undo
before 12th century
Synonymsdemoralize, emasculate, paralyze, unnerve, unman, unstring
Related Wordsdebilitate, enervate, enfeeble, neuter, weaken; prostrate, sap, soften, tire, waste; frighten, intimidate, psych (out), scare, terrify, terrorize; daunt, discourage, dishearten, dismay, dispirit; craze, derange, madden, unbalance, unhinge; discompose, disquiet, disturb, faze, perturb, unsettle, upset, weird out
Near Antonymsfortify, strengthen; embolden, encourage, hearten
UNDO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of undo for English Language Learners
: to open or release (something) : to unfasten or loosen (something)
: to change or stop the effect of (something)
: to cause the failure of (someone or something)
UNDO Defined for Kids
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