What does undergo mean?

Definitions for undergoˌʌn dərˈgoʊ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word undergo.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. undergo(verb)

    pass through

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


  1. undergo(Verb)

    To go or move under or beneath.

  2. undergo(Verb)

    To experience; to pass through a phase.

    The project is undergoing great changes.

  3. undergo(Verb)

    To suffer or endure; bear with.

  4. Origin: 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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert:

    They continue to undergo tests.

  2. Maamoun Abdelkarim:

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

  3. David Teuscher:

    But that won’t hold forever, it has to have a biologic process and undergo a strengthening period.

  4. Albert Camus:

    You cannot acquire experience by making experiments. You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.

  5. Harold Li:

    Uber ensures that all rides are covered by insurance, and all drivers on the platform undergo an extensive background check.

Images & Illustrations of undergo

  1. undergoundergoundergo

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