undertake

  • 21undertake —   Ho ā o, lawe, lele.     To undertake wholeheartedly, komo oko a …

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  • 22undertake — /ˌʌndə teɪk/ verb to agree to do something ● They are undertaki ● We asked the research unit to undertake an investigation of the market. ● They have undertaken not to sell into our territory. ● The union has undertaken not to call a strike… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 23undertake — v.tr. (past took; past part. taken) 1 bind oneself to perform, make oneself responsible for, engage in, enter upon (work, an enterprise, a responsibility). 2 (usu. foll. by to + infin.) accept an obligation, promise. 3 guarantee, affirm (I will… …

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  • 24undertake — verb /ʌndəˈteɪk/ a) To take upon oneself; to start, to embark on (a specific task etc.). He undertook a course of medication. b) To commit oneself (to an obligation, activity etc.). He undertook to take more exercise in future …

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  • 25undertake — Synonyms and related words: accept, accept obligation, agree, agree to, answer for, approach, assay, assume, attack, attempt, bargain, bargain for, be answerable for, be responsible for, be security for, begin, bind, buckle to, carry on, certify …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 26undertake — v. (E) she undertook to complete the project in six months * * * [ˌʌndə teɪk] (E) she undertook to complete the project in six months …

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  • 27undertake — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. endeavor, engage, set out, promise, try out, try, begin, commence, offer, set in motion, volunteer, initiate, commit oneself to, embark upon, venture, take upon oneself, answer for, hazard, stake, move, devote oneself to,… …

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  • 28undertake — un·der take || ‚ʌndÉ™(r) teɪk v. take on, receive responsibility for a task; guarantee, pledge …

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  • 29undertake — verb (past undertook; past participle undertaken) 1》 commit oneself to and begin (an enterprise or responsibility); take on. 2》 formally guarantee, pledge, or promise …

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  • 30undertake — I. v. a. Attempt, set about, engage in, embark in, enter upon, take in hand, take upon one s self, take on one s shoulders. II. v. n. Engage, agree, guarantee, stipulate, bargain, promise, be bound, be sworn, pledge one s self, pledge one s word …

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  • 31undertake — v 1. take on or upon oneself, put on oneself, assume, accept, shoulder, take or assume responsibility for, take in charge, bear the burden of; enter upon, begin, start, commence, set about, embark on, venture upon; tackle, endeavor, try, attempt …

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  • 32undertake — verb 1) we undertook a survey of the site Syn: set about, embark on, go about, engage in, take on, be responsible for, get down to, get to grips with, tackle, attempt; informal have a go at 2) the Minister undertook to attend Syn …

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  • 33undertake — [ˌʌndəˈteɪk] (past tense undertook [ˌʌndəˈtʊk] ; past participle undertaken [ˌʌndəˈteɪkən] ) verb [T] 1) to agree to be responsible for a job or project, and to do it The most recent survey of rare birds was undertaken in 1991.[/ex] It is one of… …

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  • 34undertake by contract — index contract Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 35undertake responsibility — index answer (be responsible) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 36Undertaken — 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. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 37Undertaking — 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. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 38Undertook — 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. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 39be at the bottom of — undertake, take the initiative, be at the basis of, be at the foundation of; be at the worst possible position …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 40take someone in hand — undertake to control or reform someone. → take …

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