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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

With audacity one can undertake anything, but not do everything.
Napoleon Bonaparte

To reform a world, to reform a nation, no wise man will undertake; and all but foolish men know, that the only solid, though a far slower reformation, is what each begins and perfects on himself.
Thomas Carlyle

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

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

There can be no great courage where there is no confidence or assurance, and half the battle is in the conviction that we can do what we undertake.
Orison Swett Marden
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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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