Definition of undergo:
- To be subject or amenable to; to underlie.
- To be subjected to; to bear up against; to pass through; to endure; to suffer; to sustain; as, to undergo toil and fatigue; to undergo pain, grief, or anxiety; to undergothe operation of amputation; food in the stomach undergoes the process of digestion.
- To be the bearer of; to possess.
- To go or move below or under.
- To undertake; to engage in; to hazard.
be (caught/stuck) between a rock and a hard place, know, support, submit to, be subject to, allow, not know where/which way to turn, sustain, incur, participate, receive, meet with, get, witness, come under, be in dire/desperate straits, go through, taste, see, experience, encounter, take, permit, pass, brook, share, run up against, bear with, submit, be in the grip of something, afford, withstand, be reared on something, prove, know, have, bear up under.
- "The History of Antiquity, Vol. II (of VI)", Max Duncker.
In cases of extraordinary concernment, as of war and peace, levying of money, making of new laws, and matters of extraordinary weight and consideration, of which the Senate are not willing to take the burden wholly upon themselves, or to undergo the envy or hazard of the consequences thereof; in such cases the Senate causeth the Overholt to be assembled, and, as the weight of the business may be, sometimes they cause to be summoned an assembly of the whole body of the burgesses of the city, before whom the business in the general is propounded, and they are desired by the Senate to make choice of some deputies, to be joined to the Senate and to assist them in the matters proposed.- "A Journal of the Swedish Embassy in the Years 1653 and 1654, Vol II.", Bulstrode Whitelocke.
- "The Hound of the Baskervilles", A. Conan Doyle.