Undergo

Definition of Undergo

Un`der`go´
v. t.1.To go or move below or under.
[imp. Underwent ; p. p. Undergone (?; 115); p. pr. & vb. n. Undergoing.]
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.
Their virtues else, be they as pure as grace,
As infinite as man may undergo.
- Shak.
4.To undertake; to engage in; to hazard.
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.

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abide, afford, be exposed to, be subjected to, bow, defer, encounter, go through, have, know, labor under, live through, meet, meet up with, meet with, pass through, pay, run up against, see, spare, spare the price, spend, stand under, submit, submit to, support, taste, tolerate, weather, well afford, withstand, yield
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