undergo meaning


    Definition of undergo in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGundergoesPRundergoingPTunderwentPPundergonePREunder-
    1. VT OBS To go or move under or beneath.
      1. VT To experience; to pass through a phase.
        1. Many of these classic methods are still used, with some modern improvements. For example, with the aid of special microphones and automated sound detection software, ornithologists recently reported […] that pine siskins (Spinus pinus) undergo an irregular, nomadic type of nocturnal migration.
      2. VT To suffer or endure; bear with.
        1. The victim underwent great trauma.
        2. She had to undergo surgery because of her broken leg.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • A 76-year-old Japanese man undergoing hemodialysis for chronic renal failure was admitted to our hospital with chief complaint of right hypochondoralgia.
        • After ingestion by the host, tetra-nucleated metacystic amoebae emerge in the small intestine (excystation) and undergo several divisions to yield eight trophic amoebae [27 –29 ].
        • All of the children had previously undergone manual anterior capsulorhexis, irrigation and aspiration of cataracts, posterior capsulectomy, and anterior vitrectomy.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Morphemes
        • Prefixes
          • Words by prefix
            • Words prefixed with under-
        • Verbs
          • Transitive verbs
            • Verbs by inflection type
              • Irregular verbs
          Related Links:
          1. en undergod
          2. en undergoe
          3. en undergoes
          4. en undergods
          5. en undergone
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of undergo for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "undergo" is a morpheme, more specifically, a prefixe. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb and a verbs by inflection type.
          Difficultness: Level 3
          Easy     ➨     Difficult
          Definiteness: Level 6
          Definite    ➨     Versatile