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Meaning of UNDERGO

Pronunciation:  `undur'gow

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  accept or undergo, often unwillingly; "We took a pay cut"
  2. [v]  of mental or physical states or experiences; "get an idea"; "experience vertigo"; "get nauseous"; "undergo a strange sensation"; "The chemical undergoes a sudden change"; "The fluid undergoes shear"; "receive injuries"; "have a feeling"
  3. [v]  go or live through; "We had many trials to go through"; "he saw action in Viet Nam"

UNDERGO is a 7 letter word that starts with U.


 Synonyms: experience, get, go through, have, receive, see, submit, take
 See Also: abide, bear, brook, come, comprehend, endure, endure, enjoy, feel, find, horripilate, know, live, meet, participate, perceive, put up, respire, stand, stomach, suffer, suffer, support, sustain, take, take part, test, tolerate, witness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Un`der*go"\, v. t. [imp. {Underwent}; p. p. {Undergone}
(?; 115); p. pr. & vb. n. {Undergoing}.] [AS. underg[=a]n.
See {Under}, and {Go}.]
1. To go or move below or under. [Obs.]

2. 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.

         Certain to undergo like doom.         --Milton.

3. To be the bearer of; to possess. [Obs.]

         Their virtues else, be they as pure as grace, As
         infinite as man may undergo.          --Shak.

4. To undertake; to engage in; to hazard. [Obs.]

         I have moved already Some certain of the
         noblest-minded Romans To undergo with me an
         enterprise.                           --Shak.

5. To be subject or amenable to; to underlie. [Obs.]

         Claudio undergoes my challenge.       --Shak.