Definition and Meanings for undergo

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Undergo is ranked 3,160 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of undergo

transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

Etymology of undergo

as. underg. see under, and go

Meaning of undergo


as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

  • 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.
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