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

How to pronounce undergo?

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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. 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.

  2. Teammate Contador:

    We never imagined such a thing would happen, ivan's health is the absolute priority and he has to undergo all the necessary tests to find the best solution. I'd like to stress that the entire team will give its best in order to get the yellow jersey and enjoy it in Paris with him.

  3. Laxmi Mehta:

    The intent of the paper is certainly not to say don’t treat breast cancer, we want patients to undergo the best treatments available. But we also want patients and their doctors to be aware.

  4. 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.

  5. Alexis Thompson:

    The things that I would note, however, are that one needs to evaluate the overall cost of patients who undergo sibling transplants and see if it is comparable, when we look at what the alternative might be -- having a stem cell transplant of any kind -- that is one number that has to be borne in mind. The second is looking at what the costs are for annual care for individuals with thalassemia.

Images & Illustrations of undergo

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