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un·der·go

 (ŭn′dər-gō′)
tr.v. un·der·went (-wĕnt′), un·der·gone (-gôn′, -gŏn′), un·der·go·ing, un·der·goes (-gōz′)
To experience or be subjected to: a person who underwent great difficulty; a house that is undergoing renovations.

undergo

(ˌʌndəˈɡəʊ)
vb, -goes, -going, -went or -gone
(tr) to experience, endure, or sustain: to undergo a dramatic change of feelings.
[Old English: earlier meanings were more closely linked with the senses of under and go]
ˈunderˌgoer n

un•der•go

(ˌʌn dərˈgoʊ)

v.t. -went, -gone, -go•ing.
1. to be subjected to; experience.
2. to endure or sustain; suffer.
[before 1000]
un′der•go`er, n.

undergo


Past participle: undergone
Gerund: undergoing

Imperative
undergo
undergo
Present
I undergo
you undergo
he/she/it undergoes
we undergo
you undergo
they undergo
Preterite
I underwent
you underwent
he/she/it underwent
we underwent
you underwent
they underwent
Present Continuous
I am undergoing
you are undergoing
he/she/it is undergoing
we are undergoing
you are undergoing
they are undergoing
Present Perfect
I have undergone
you have undergone
he/she/it has undergone
we have undergone
you have undergone
they have undergone
Past Continuous
I was undergoing
you were undergoing
he/she/it was undergoing
we were undergoing
you were undergoing
they were undergoing
Past Perfect
I had undergone
you had undergone
he/she/it had undergone
we had undergone
you had undergone
they had undergone
Future
I will undergo
you will undergo
he/she/it will undergo
we will undergo
you will undergo
they will undergo
Future Perfect
I will have undergone
you will have undergone
he/she/it will have undergone
we will have undergone
you will have undergone
they will have undergone
Future Continuous
I will be undergoing
you will be undergoing
he/she/it will be undergoing
we will be undergoing
you will be undergoing
they will be undergoing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been undergoing
you have been undergoing
he/she/it has been undergoing
we have been undergoing
you have been undergoing
they have been undergoing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been undergoing
you will have been undergoing
he/she/it will have been undergoing
we will have been undergoing
you will have been undergoing
they will have been undergoing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been undergoing
you had been undergoing
he/she/it had been undergoing
we had been undergoing
you had been undergoing
they had been undergoing
Conditional
I would undergo
you would undergo
he/she/it would undergo
we would undergo
you would undergo
they would undergo
Past Conditional
I would have undergone
you would have undergone
he/she/it would have undergone
we would have undergone
you would have undergone
they would have undergone
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.undergo - pass through; "The chemical undergoes a sudden change"; "The fluid undergoes shear"; "undergo a strange sensation"
respire - undergo the biomedical and metabolic processes of respiration by taking up oxygen and producing carbon monoxide
labor, labour - undergo the efforts of childbirth
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
submit, take - accept or undergo, often unwillingly; "We took a pay cut"
experience, have, receive, get - go through (mental or physical states or experiences); "get an idea"; "experience vertigo"; "get nauseous"; "receive injuries"; "have a feeling"
experience, go through, see - go or live through; "We had many trials to go through"; "he saw action in Viet Nam"

undergo

verb experience, go through, be subjected to, stand, suffer, bear, weather, sustain, endure, withstand, submit to New recruits have been undergoing training in recent weeks.

undergo

verb
To participate in or partake of personally:
Archaic: prove.
Translations
يَتَحَمَّلُيَخْضَعُ ل، يَجْتازيُعاني، يَتحَمَّل
podstoupitsnášet
gennemgåundergå
kokea
podvrći se
gangast undirverîa fyrir, ganga í gegnum
経験する
경험하다
būt pakļautam kādam procesampārciestpārdzīvot
prestati
genomgå
ประสบ อดทน อดกลั้น
geçmekgörmekkatlanmakuğramakçekmek
trải qua

undergo

[ˈʌndəˈgəʊ] (underwent (pt) (undergone (pp))) [ˈʌndəˈgɒn] VTsufrir, experimentar; [+ treatment] → recibir; [+ operation] → someterse a
to undergo repairsser reparado

undergo

[ˌʌndərˈgəʊ] [underwent] (pt) [undergone] (pp) vt [+ test, training, surgery, change, treatment] → subir
to be undergoing change → être en train de changer
to be undergoing repairs → être en réparation
The car is undergoing repairs → La voiture est en réparation.

undergo

[ˌʌndəˈgəʊ] (underwent (pt) (undergone (pp))) [ˌʌndəˈgɒn] vtsottoporsi a, subire
to undergo changes → essere sottoposto/a a modifiche
the car is undergoing repairs → la macchina è in riparazione

undergo

(andəˈgəu) past tense ˌunderˈwent (-ˈwent) : past participle ˌunderˈgone (-ˈgon) verb
1. to experience or endure. They underwent terrible hardships.
2. to go through (a process). The car is undergoing tests/repairs; She has been undergoing medical treatment.

undergo

يَتَحَمَّلُ podstoupit gennemgå durchmachen υποβάλλομαι σε padecer kokea subir podvrći se sottoporsi 経験する 경험하다 ondergaan gjennomgå przejść submeter-se испытывать genomgå ประสบ อดทน อดกลั้น geçmek trải qua 经历

undergo

vi. someterse a; sufrir, padecer, soportar;
to ___surgerysometerse a una operación.

undergo

vt (pret -went; pp -gone) someterse a; I hope you don't have to undergo another surgery..Espero que no tenga que someterse a otra cirugía.
References in classic literature ?
But there are some things which undergo increase but yet not alteration.
D'Artagnan approaches them, seeing them pale and sinking: "Console yourselves, poor men," said he, "you will not undergo the frightful torture with which these wretches threatened you.
If there exist organic beings which never intercross, uniformity of character can be retained amongst them, as long as their conditions of life remain the same, only through the principle of inheritance, and through natural selection destroying any which depart from the proper type; but if their conditions of life change and they undergo modification, uniformity of character can be given to their modified offspring, solely by natural selection preserving the same favourable variations.
I conclude, looking to the future, that for terrestrial productions a large continental area, which will probably undergo many oscillations of level, and which consequently will exist for long periods in a broken condition, will be the most favourable for the production of many new forms of life, likely to endure long and to spread widely.
Tacit obedience implies no force upon the will, and consequently may be easily, and without any pains, preserved; but when a wife, a child, a relation, or a friend, performs what we desire, with grumbling and reluctance, with expressions of dislike and dissatisfaction, the manifest difficulty which they undergo must greatly enhance the obligation.
Silvery-headed age and sprightly youth, maids and matrons, had to undergo the same indelicate inspection.
Precisely, Ned: so that at 32 feet beneath the surface of the sea you would undergo a pressure of 97,500 lb.
Very well, my worthy harpooner, if some vertebrate, several hundred yards long, and large in proportion, can maintain itself in such depths-- of those whose surface is represented by millions of square inches, that is by tens of millions of pounds, we must estimate the pressure they undergo.
At first we thought he had been cured by the unmerciful chaffing he had to undergo from his mates, but eventually his sister told Cecily the true reason.
My sense of honor fortifies me, and I undergo the pain of writing this letter.
Most of his time was spent in the eye of the ship scanning the horizon ahead, as though he were endowed with sufficient reason to know that the vessel was bound for some port where there would be other human beings to undergo his searching scrutiny.
ISLAMABAD -- A girl has approached the Islamabad High Court (IHC) seeking its permission to undergo sex change surgery.