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undergo


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Undergo  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  undergo 
  v  1:  of  mental  or  bodily  states  or  experiences:  "get  an  idea"; 
  "experience  vertigo";  "get  nauseous";  "undergo  a  strange 
  sensation";  "The  fluid  undergoes  shear";  "receive 
  injuries";  "have  a  feeling"  [syn:  {experience},  {receive}, 
  {have},  {get}] 
  2:  go  or  live  through  "We  had  many  trials  to  go  through"  [syn: 
  {experience},  {go  through}] 
  3:  accept  or  undergo,  often  unwillingly;  "We  took  a  pay  cut" 
  [syn:  {take},  {submit}] 




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