verb (undergoes, undergoing; past underwent; past participle undergone)[with object]
Experience or be subjected to (something, typically something unpleasant, painful, or arduous): the baby underwent a life-saving brain operation
More example sentences
- Stella undergoes a traumatic experience and must deal with the aftermath.
- He probably typifies the early skeptic who then undergoes a conversion experience.
- Four months later he underwent the life-saving surgery at Wythenshawe Hospital.