Definitions for underdo

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  1. underdo(Verb)

    To put under, subject.

  2. underdo(Verb)

    To do something insufficiently; especially to undercook.

  3. underdo(Verb)

    To act below one's abilities; do less than one can.

  4. underdo(Verb)

    To do less than is requisite.

  5. Origin: From underdon, from underdon, from under + dōnan, equivalent to . Cognate with unterthun.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Underdo(verb)

    to do less than is requisite or proper; -- opposed to overdo

  2. Underdo(verb)

    to do less thoroughly than is requisite; specifically, to cook insufficiently; as, to underdo the meat; -- opposed to overdo

Anagrams for underdo »

  1. redound

  2. rounded


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