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American English: /ˌəndərˈɡoʊ/
British English: /ʌndəˈɡəʊ/

Translation of undergo in Spanish:

transitive verb 3rd person singular present undergoes present participle undergoing past tense underwent past participle undergone

  • 1 (be subjected to)
    the new system is undergoing trials
    se está probando el nuevo sistema
    the company has undergone several changes of ownership
    la compañía ha cambiado de manos varias veces
    they underwent great hardship
    sufrieron or padecieron grandes privaciones
    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.
  • 2 (Medicine)she'll have to undergo surgery
    la van a tener que operar
    va a tener que ser sometida a una intervención quirúrgica [formal]
    he underwent various tests
    le hicieron distintos análisis
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