- past participle of undertake
Undertaken is defined as to have agreed to do something, or to have committed to a project.
An example of undertaken is to make a plan to clean up a local park.
- The return journey must be undertaken soon, despite the heat and danger lurking in the forest.
- All pertained to the earlier tests Howie and Quinn had undertaken together while Betsy and I were still in New York.
- Four years later (1520) the Portuguese seaman, Ferdinand Magellan, entered the estuary in his celebrated voyage round the world, undertaken in the service of the king of Spain (Charles I., better known as the emperor Charles V.).
- In 1898, the raja being of weak intellect and without heir, the administration was undertaken by a British official.
- The great voyage of Captain James Cook, in 1769-1770, was primarily undertaken for the purposes of observing the transit.