What does undergo mean?

Definitions for undergo
ˌʌn dərˈgoʊun·der·go

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. undergoverb

    pass through

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

Wiktionary

  1. undergoverb

    To go or move under or beneath.

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

  2. undergoverb

    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. undergoverb

    To suffer or endure; bear with.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Undergoverb

    to go or move below or under

  2. Undergoverb

    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. Undergoverb

    to be the bearer of; to possess

  4. Undergoverb

    to undertake; to engage in; to hazard

  5. Undergoverb

    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.

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  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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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 Finance Ministry:

    Including these entities (Oschadbank, Ukreximbank, Ukrzaliznytsia) is essential to meeting Target 1 of the debt operations. However, each entity will undergo a separate process targeting its specific situation.

  2. Benjamin Black:

    While our moon is moving away from Earth at a few centimeters per year, Phobos is moving toward Mars at a few centimeters per year, so it is almost inevitable that it will either crash into Mars or break apart, one of our motivations for studying Phobos was as a test case to develop ideas of what processes a moon might undergo as it moves inward toward a planet.

  3. Barack Obama:

    Now, people should remember that no refugee can enter our borders until they undergo the highest security checks of anyone traveling to the United States. That was the case before Paris, and it's the case now.

  4. Jeffery Burns:

    The different, alternative approaches are increasingly important, we need diversity, and this is one drug of a number of different approaches that we’re starting to see undergo human testing.

  5. Human Rights Watch:

    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.

Images & Illustrations of undergo

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    the largest tarsal bone; forms the human heel
    • A. hypostatization
    • B. sapling
    • C. imperviousness
    • D. calcaneus

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