"The chemical undergoes a sudden change"; "The fluid undergoes shear"; "undergo a strange sensation"
To go or move under or beneath.
To experience; to pass through a phase.
The project is undergoing great changes.
To suffer or endure; bear with.
Origin: From undergon, from undergan, equivalent to . Cognate with ondergaan, untergehen, undergå.
to go or move below or under
to be subjected to; to bear up against; to pass through; to endure; to suffer; to sustain; as, to undergo toil and fatigue; to undergo pain, grief, or anxiety; to undergothe operation of amputation; food in the stomach undergoes the process of digestion
to be the bearer of; to possess
to undertake; to engage in; to hazard
to be subject or amenable to; to underlie
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
un-dėr-gō′, v.t. to go under or be subjected to: to endure or suffer: to pass through: to sustain without sinking: to partake of.—adj. Undergō′ing, suffering.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'undergo' in Verbs Frequency: #636
go under, grounde, guerdon
The numerical value of undergo in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of undergo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
You cannot acquire experience by making experiments. You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.
True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
Two of the boys who escaped told the media that ISIS was forcing the children to undergo lessons in Sharia and jihadist ideology, and one of these boys said that ISIS beat the children who misbehaved.
In doing what I did, I was not only trying to share the suffering of my compatriots, but also pay homage to the likes of Gandhi and Dr. King, who thought if suffering has to be endured for the social good, the activists should undergo it first.
I am here mainly for preparations for a film I want to make this year, i know that an extradition request has come and of course I will undergo the procedure and we will see. I trust the Polish judiciary system. I hope everything will be all right.
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- experimentar, sufrir, soportarSpanish
- subir, apprendre par l’expérienceFrench
- sibiHaitian Creole
- elvisel, megtapasztalHungarian
- soffrire, sottoporsiItalian
- განცდა, გადატანაGeorgian
- gjennomgåNorwegian Nynorsk
- experienciar, sofrer, passar porPortuguese
- проходить, переносить, подвергаться, испытыватьRussian
- undergå, genomgåSwedish
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