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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

As long as a house is like yours, and as long as you work together with your brothers, not a house in the world will be able to compete with you, to cause you harm or to take advantage of you, for together you can undertake and perform more than any house in the world.
Nathan Meyer Rothschild

In the end, you're measured not by how much you undertake but by what you finally accomplish.
Donald Trump

Colonialism bred an innate arrogance, but when you undertake that sort of imperial adventure, that arrogance gives way to a feeling of accommodativeness. You take pride in your openness.
Wole Soyinka

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

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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