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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.
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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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