Undergo meaning

ŭndər-gō
To experience or be subjected to.

A person who underwent great difficulty; a house that is undergoing renovations.

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To experience; endure; go through.
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(obs.) To undertake.
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To undergo is to experience something.

When you are required to have surgery, this is an example of a situation where you undergo surgery.

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To experience; to pass through a phase.

The project is undergoing great changes.

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To suffer or endure; bear with.

The victim underwent great trauma.

She had to undergo surgery because of her broken leg.

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Origin of undergo

  • From Middle English undergon, from Old English undergān (“to undergo, undermine, ruin"), equivalent to under- +"Ž go. Cognate with Dutch ondergaan (“to undergo, perish, sink"), German untergehen (“to perish, sink, undergo"), Swedish undergÃ¥ (“to undergo, go through").

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