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UNDERGO', verb transitive

1. To suffer; to endure something burdensome or painful to the body or the mind; as, to undergo toil and fatigue; to undergo pain; to undergo grief or anxiety; to undergo the operation of amputation.

2.To pass through. Bread in the stomach undergoes the process of digestion; it undergoes a material alteration.

3. To sustain without fainting, yielding or sinking. Can you undergo the operation, or the fatigue?

4. To be the bearer of; to possess.

Virtues - as infinite as man may undergo [Not in use.]

5. To support; to hazard.

I have mov'd certain Romans to undergo with me an enterprise.

6. To be subject to.

Claudio undergoes my challenge. obsolete