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Definition of undertake (Meaning of undertake)
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Undertake Un`der*take", v. t. [imp. {Undertook}; p. p.
	     {Undertaken}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Undertaking}.] [Under + take.]
	     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.
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	              To second, or oppose, or undertake
	              The perilous attempt.                 --Milton.
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	     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.
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	              I 'll undertake to land them on our coast. --Shak.
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	     3. Hence, to guarantee; to promise; to affirm.
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	              And he was not right fat, I undertake. --Dryden.
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	              And those two counties I will undertake
	              Your grace shall well and quietly enjoiy. --Shak.
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	              I dare undertake they will not lose their labor.
	                                                    --Woodward.
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	     4. To assume, as a character. [Obs.] --Shak.
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	     5. To engage with; to attack. [Obs.]
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	              It is not fit your lordship should undertake every
	              companion that you give offense to.   --Shak.
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	     6. To have knowledge of; to hear. [Obs.] --Spenser.
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	     7. To take or have the charge of. [Obs.] ``Who undertakes you
	        to your end.'' --Shak.
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	              Keep well those that ye undertake.    --Chaucer.
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	  Undertake Un`der*take", v. i.
	     1. To take upon one's self, or assume, any business, duty, or
	        province.
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	              O Lord, I am oppressed; undertake for me. --Isa.
	                                                    xxxviii. 14.
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	     2. To venture; to hazard. [Obs.]
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	              It is the cowish terror of his spirit
	              That dare not undertake.              --Shak.
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	     3. To give a promise or guarantee; to be surety.
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	              But on mine honor dare I undertake
	              For good lord Titus' innocence in all. --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
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Definition of undertake (Meaning of undertake)
2 Definitions found
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Undertake Un`der*take", v. t. [imp. {Undertook}; p. p.
	     {Undertaken}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Undertaking}.] [Under + take.]
	     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.
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	              To second, or oppose, or undertake
	              The perilous attempt.                 --Milton.
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	     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.
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	              I 'll undertake to land them on our coast. --Shak.
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	     3. Hence, to guarantee; to promise; to affirm.
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	              And he was not right fat, I undertake. --Dryden.
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	              And those two counties I will undertake
	              Your grace shall well and quietly enjoiy. --Shak.
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	              I dare undertake they will not lose their labor.
	                                                    --Woodward.
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	     4. To assume, as a character. [Obs.] --Shak.
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	     5. To engage with; to attack. [Obs.]
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	              It is not fit your lordship should undertake every
	              companion that you give offense to.   --Shak.
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	     6. To have knowledge of; to hear. [Obs.] --Spenser.
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	     7. To take or have the charge of. [Obs.] ``Who undertakes you
	        to your end.'' --Shak.
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	              Keep well those that ye undertake.    --Chaucer.
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	  Undertake Un`der*take", v. i.
	     1. To take upon one's self, or assume, any business, duty, or
	        province.
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	              O Lord, I am oppressed; undertake for me. --Isa.
	                                                    xxxviii. 14.
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	     2. To venture; to hazard. [Obs.]
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	              It is the cowish terror of his spirit
	              That dare not undertake.              --Shak.
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	     3. To give a promise or guarantee; to be surety.
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	              But on mine honor dare I undertake
	              For good lord Titus' innocence in all. --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
Rocket Languages ? Language Learning Software Review
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