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Definition of "undergo" []

  • To pass through; experience: a house that is undergoing renovations. (verb-transitive)
  • To endure; suffer: undergo great hardship. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "undergo" in a sentence
  • "Did McCain undergo some sea change of torture opinion after voting YEA on the Military Commissions Act of 2006?"
  • "For a second -- I bending down, she stretching up -- our faces were neighbors, and I had time to see her expression undergo several lightning changes -- surprise, incredulity, and a few others not as easy to read -- before she retired, leaving Tibe to me."
  • "Latin undergo an uncounted variation of termination, suggesting so many different ideas in addition to the four primary ones."