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undergo

un·der·go

undergo

 
 
pronunciation:
uhn dr go
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: undergoes, undergoing, undergone, underwent
definition: to be subjected to, esp. to endure or suffer.
She'll have to undergo another operation on her spine.The government underwent many reforms under the new leadership.Our family underwent a tremendous strain during my mother's illness.
synonyms:
endure, suffer
similar words:
brave, encounter, experience, live, receive, stand, submit to, survive, sustain, weather
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