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Past tense of undergo.


the past tense of undergo


(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.


(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.


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Then the handles of the halberds were let fall upon the heads and shoulders of the rash invaders; at times, also, it was the steel as well as the wood, and, in that case, a large empty circle was formed around the guard; a space conquered upon the extremities, which underwent, in their turn the oppression of the sudden movement, which drove them against the parapets of the Seine.
They could not behold us in that miserable condition without reflecting on the hardships we had undergone, and our brethren then underwent, in Suaquem and Abyssinia.
That occurrence soon became generally known--her nocturnal visit, the change she underwent, and her entry into a convent.
Njoro Deputy Officer Commanding Police Division Gladys Madee on Tuesday said the women aged 21, 29 and 30 underwent female genital mutilation at Mauche Area in Nakuru County.
Summary: Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 4 (ANI): The woman constable, who had filed a plea in the Bombay High Court seeking permission to undergo sex reassignment surgery, on Monday underwent a medical test at Sir JJ Hospital in Mumbai.
He subsequently underwent total thyroidectomy with central and bilateral neck dissection.
Moreover, there was no difference in operating time or surgical morbidity in a case-control study involving 133 women who underwent hysterectomy with ovarian preservation and salpingectomy and in 433 controls who did not undergo salpingectomy.
NEW YORK -- In a chart review of 264 patients who underwent bariatric surgery, near-complete resolution of osteoarthritis knee pain was reported by many patients.
Summary: Saudi King Abdullah, who underwent surgery last year for back-related problems, will undergo an operation in the coming days, Saudi Arabia's state news agency reported Tuesday.
If you are one of many who underwent Lasek laser surgery for the removal of eyeglasses, perhaps in the hope of becoming eligible to apply for the Air Force's pilot training program, you may as well begin looking for an alternative military career.
Upon admission to a hospital and 24 hours later, each participant underwent computed tomography brain scans to detect bleeding.