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Definition of Undertake

Undertake

  1. To take upon one's self; to engage in; to enter upon; to take in hand; to begin to perform; to set about; to attempt.
  2. Specifically, to take upon one's self solemnly or expressly; to lay one's self under obligation, or to enter into stipulations, to perform or to execute; to covenant; to contract.
  3. Hence, to guarantee; to promise; to affirm.
  4. To assume, as a character.
  5. To engage with; to attack.
  6. To have knowledge of; to hear.
  7. To take or have the charge of.
  8. To take upon one's self, or assume, any business, duty, or province.
  9. To venture; to hazard.
  10. To give a promise or guarantee; to be surety.

Undertake Quotations

Working together in concert more smoothly not only helps us move more quickly; it changes the nature of what we can undertake. When we have the confidence that we can orchestrate the group effort required to realize them, we dare bigger dreams.
Justin Rosenstein

However much we may sympathize with a small nation confronted by a big and powerful neighbours, we cannot in all circumstances undertake to involve the whole British Empire in a war simply on her account.
Neville Chamberlain

The path of least resistance and least trouble is a mental rut already made. It requires troublesome work to undertake the alternation of old beliefs.
John Dewey

Simple solutions seldom are. It takes a very unusual mind to undertake analysis of the obvious.
Alfred North Whitehead

No one should fear to undertake any task in the name of our Saviour, if it is just and if the intention is purely for His holy service.
Christopher Columbus
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Undertake Translations

undertake in Dutch is ondernemen
undertake in French is entreprenez, entreprenons, entreprennent
undertake in Italian is intraprendere
undertake in Latin is coepto, ineo, promitto, adeo
undertake in Portuguese is empreenda
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