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Meaning of UNDERTAKING

Pronunciation:  `undur'teyking

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted; "he prepared for great undertakings"
  2. [n]  the trade of a funeral director
 

UNDERTAKING is a 11 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: labor, project, task
 
 See Also: adventure, assignment, baby, breeze, child's play, cinch, craft, dangerous undertaking, duck soup, endeavor, endeavour, endurance contest, enterprise, escapade, labor of love, labour of love, large order, marathon, no-brainer, picnic, piece of cake, pushover, risky venture, snap, tall order, trade, venture, walkover, work

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un`der*tak"ing\, n.
1. The act of one who undertakes, or engages in, any project
   or business. --Hakluyt.

2. That which is undertaken; any business, work, or project
   which a person engages in, or attempts to perform; an
   enterprise.

3. Specifically, the business of an undertaker, or the
   management of funerals.

4. A promise or pledge; a guarantee. --A. Trollope.

 

 

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