What does undergo mean?

Definitions for undergo
ˌʌn dərˈgoʊun·der·go

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. undergo(verb)

    pass through

    "The chemical undergoes a sudden change"; "The fluid undergoes shear"; "undergo a strange sensation"

Wiktionary

  1. undergo(Verb)

    To go or move under or beneath.

    Etymology: From undergon, from undergan, equivalent to . Cognate with ondergaan, untergehen, undergå.

  2. undergo(Verb)

    To experience; to pass through a phase.

    The project is undergoing great changes.

    Etymology: From undergon, from undergan, equivalent to . Cognate with ondergaan, untergehen, undergå.

  3. undergo(Verb)

    To suffer or endure; bear with.

    Etymology: From undergon, from undergan, equivalent to . Cognate with ondergaan, untergehen, undergå.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Undergo(verb)

    to go or move below or under

  2. Undergo(verb)

    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

  3. Undergo(verb)

    to be the bearer of; to possess

  4. Undergo(verb)

    to undertake; to engage in; to hazard

  5. Undergo(verb)

    to be subject or amenable to; to underlie

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Undergo

    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

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'undergo' in Verbs Frequency: #636

Anagrams for undergo »

  1. go under, grounde, guerdon

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How to say undergo in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of undergo in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of undergo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of undergo in a Sentence

  1. The FDA:

    No test is perfect, given the probability of erroneous results and the rarity of these mutations, professional societies typically recommend that only prospective parents with a family history of a genetic disorder undergo carrier screening.

  2. Maamoun Abdelkarim:

    You undergo many surgeries and your face won't come back as it was, but you're still alive.

  3. Soner Cagaptay:

    Without an AKP majority in the parliament or cabinet, however, he would be forced to accept a gradual decline in his power as these institutions undergo membership changes.

  4. Stronach Group:

    Satchel Paige will undergo a necropsy ... on behalf of the California Horse Racing Board, as is mandatory for all on-track accidents, the accident and the necropsy report will be reviewed to learn what, if anything, could have been done to prevent the accident.

  5. El Sabrout:

    We should no longer judge trans people (and by extension, dole out acceptance and rights) based on their ability to 'pass,' we need to stop forcing trans people to feel like they are required to undergo a lot of pretty harrowing medical procedures that they may not want or might be beyond their means.

Images & Illustrations of undergo

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