Definition of undergo in English:

undergo

Line breaks: under|go
Pronunciation: /ʌndəˈɡəʊ
 
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verb (undergoes, undergoing /-ˈɡəʊz/; past underwent /-ˈwɛnt/; past participle undergone /-ˈɡɒn/)

[with object]
Experience or be subjected to (something, typically something unpleasant or arduous): he 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.
Synonyms
go through, experience, engage in, undertake, live through, face, encounter, submit to, be subjected to, come in for, receive, sustain, endure, brave, bear, tolerate, stand, withstand, put up with, weather, support, brook, suffer, cope with; Scottishthole
British informal wear

Origin

Old English undergān 'undermine' (see under-, go1).

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