Undo meaning

ŭn-do͝o
Undo is defined as to release, reverse or put an end to.

An example of undo is unzipping a dress in order to take it off.

An example of undo is a drug addict using drugs after being sober for many years.

An example of undo is bringing disgrace to a formerly well-thought of family.

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To reverse or erase; annul.

Impossible to undo the suffering caused by the war.

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To untie, disassemble, or loosen.

Undo a shoelace.

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To open (a parcel, for example); unwrap.
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To come open or unfastened.
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To reverse the doing of (something accomplished); do away with; cancel; annul.
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To put an end to; bring to ruin, disgrace, or downfall.
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To upset emotionally; perturb.
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(obs.) To interpret; explain.
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To restore the last editing operation that has taken place. For example, if a segment of text has been deleted or changed, performing an undo will restore the original text. Programs may have several levels of undo, including being able to reconstruct the original data for all edits performed in the current session. See redo and undo send.Control-ZOn many operating systems and applications, pressing Ctrl-Z on the keyboard undoes the last function. See Control key.
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To reverse the effects of an action. syn.

Fortunately, we can undo most of the damage to the system by the war.

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To unfasten. ant. syn.

Could you undo my buckle for me?

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(figuratively) To be heading for or to cause a downfall.
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Origin of undo

  • un- +"Ž do

    From Wiktionary