Undergo is a pretty challenging word, but we're here to help you better understand it...with EXAMPLES!
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Below you will find the definition of undergo, followed by 35 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(verb) - pass through
EXAMPLES - Undergo in a Sentence
- Or better yet Yoo should undergo one of two things: (source)
- Your Pet does not akin to the idea of undergo stagnant hose. (source)
- The judge also ordered West to undergo counseling and alcohol screeening. (source)
- I think the old left-right, Rep - Dem paradigm is going to undergo fragmentation. (source)
- As a result, the roles of women, parents, and families were about to undergo a sea change. (source)
- He'll have to go some -- undergo, that is, some sort of extradition to come back to Georgia. (source)
- Anybody professing to be a teabagger should be arrested and made to undergo psychiatric testing. (source)
- This despite the strong character development that people like Rue and Fakir undergo, which is strange. (source)
- Gentiles do not have to undergo circumcision, nor are they obliged to keep Jewish ritual and purity laws (source)
- If we're going to undergo root canal, then let's fix the damaged nerve and prevent a recurrence of the problem. (source)
- For that to happen, however, societies had to undergo fundamental transformations in their approach to the issue. (source)
- The 5,000 men and 2,000 women agreed to undergo verbal and written tests on three occasions over a 10-year period. (source)
- She was allegedly made to undergo a two-hour examination of her sex organs, hitched in stirrups as doctors took photographs. (source)
- Latin undergo an uncounted variation of termination, suggesting so many different ideas in addition to the four primary ones. (source)
- (The president does not have to undergo Basic Military Training to become C-in-C; it comes with the civilian job of President.) (source)
- The proposed law, H. R.2324, would require all buyers to undergo a criminal background check before buying a firearm at a gun show. (source)
- The circus that has followed Semenya since news broke of the gender verification tests she was forced to undergo last year will be out in full force. (source)
- "They have to undergo a 50-hour course in addiction drugs as well as a further six hour session which concentrates almost solely on diamorphine," he said. (source)
- Lampard is to join up with the rest of the Chelsea squad who are currently on a warm-weather training camp in Mallorca and will undergo further treatment on the calf there. (source)
- Pecuniary success is out of the question; and even if they were to offer me a larger fee for next year, I should probably feel bound to decline it: the misery I have to undergo is too great. (source)
- The only pain they have to undergo is to select the gift and wrapping paper, Christmas giftwrap, wholesale gift wrap etc ..... click here-www. artistpointwrap.com condividi - cerca i tuoi siti preferiti - (source)
- Although green products undergo less scrutiny than food or animal treatment, when advertising claims are misleading blatantly false, it can catch the attention of the newly active Federal Trade Commission. (source)
- Saleh, who formally transferred power to his deputy Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi in November, flew to the United States last month to undergo medical treatment for wounds inflicted during an assassination attempt last year. (source)
- Under the new standards, full-size cribs would have to undergo more rigorous testing, have stronger construction and be equipped with stronger mattress supports to prevent malfunctions that have led to infants suffocating. (source)
- The Fukushima Daiichi accident has led to the closure of all but three of Japan's 54 reactors to undergo regular maintenance and new stress tests designed to gauge their ability to withstand powerful earthquakes and tsunami. (source)
- The general Wall Street consensus is that if the PIIGS undergo more financial and economic pain -- which a number of overseas economic trackers consider a foregone conclusion -- markets around the globe will get slammed again. (source)
- But Turkish has a slew of Arabic loan words; and so far I have not able to figure out any systematic behind either the formal or semantic changes that Araic word undergo as they are taken over by Turkish or Ottoman if you prefer. (source)
- It won't be all that difficult for the tennis pro - she has years of dietary discipline to fall back upon - it's Mr Mirza's culinary habits, and the changes they might have to undergo, that is causing brows to furrow across the nation. (source)
- Since the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (FAA) was signed by President Kennedy in the first decade of the Cold War, the American foreign aid system has yet to undergo a major overhaul, despite various attempts and a vastly changed world. (source)
- Shumaker, who was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 1997, says she has drained her savings and 401K to pay for her medical bills as well as her daughter's, who recently had to undergo a serious surgery that the insurance company refused to cover. (source)
- Second, even if diverse congregations were the norm among evangelicals, we do not actually know that attending church with, and even being friends with, African Americans leads evangelicals to undergo a change in their attitudes about racial disparities. (source)
- 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. (source)
- From hour to hour I reproach myself for that excess of faith and trustfulness which has led to such distressing consequences; and almost from minute to minute, I hope that Mr Dombey may explain himself, and relieve the torture I undergo, which is extremely wearing. (source)
- For example, a father charged with leaving a child home alone to run to the corner bodega for milk may be ordered to take a drug test or undergo a mental health examination -- even though there is no indication that he has a drug problem or mental illness -- before his children can come home. (source)
- Besides, a pony-carriage that is intended only to carry a light weight, and to run over smooth turf or a good road, need not be built so strongly as a travelling carriage, which is to convey luggage as well as passengers, and which will be exposed to all the rough treatment it is likely to meet with at inns, as well as the shaking it will probably undergo from the different kinds of roads to be driven over. (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 35 example sentences provided below is 49.0, which suggests that "undergo" is a difficult word that tends to be used by individuals of higher education, and is likely found in more advanced literature or in academia.
We have 25 synonyms for undergo.
abide, bear, bear up, bow, defer, encounter, endure, experience, feel, go through, have, know, meet with, put up with, see, share, stand, submit to, suffer, support, sustain, tolerate, weather, withstand, yield
We have 13 antonyms for undergo.
commit, disallow, disapprove, discontinue, do, execute, let go, oppose, refuse, reject, stop, surrender, veto
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
View up to 25 definitions of undergo from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (verb-transitive) To pass through; experience: a house that is undergoing renovations.
- (verb-transitive) To endure; suffer: undergo great hardship.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (verb) To go or move under or beneath.
- (verb) To experience; to pass through a phase.
- (verb) To suffer or endure; bear with.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (verb-transitive) To go or move below or under.
- (verb-transitive) To be subjected to; to bear up against; to pass through; to endure; to suffer; to sustain.
- (verb-transitive) To be the bearer of; to possess.
- (verb-transitive) To undertake; to engage in; to hazard.
- (verb-transitive) To be subject or amenable to; to underlie.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (None) To go or move under or beneath. To bear up against; endure with firmness; sustain without yielding or giving way; suffer; bear; pass through: as, to undergo great toil and fatigue; to undergo pain; to undergo a surgical operation.
- (None) To be subjected to; go through; experience: as, to undergo successive changes.
- (None) To be the bearer of; partake of; enjoy. To undertake; perform; hazard. To be subject to; underlie.
- (None) To endure trial, pain, or the like with firmness; bear up against evils.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (verb) pass through