Definition of undertaking :
1. A promise or pledge; a guarantee.
2. of Undertake
3. Specifically, the business of an undertaker, or the management of funerals.
4. That which is undertaken; any business, work, or project which a person engages in, or attempts to perform; an enterprise.
5. The act of one who undertakes, or engages in, any project or business.
hazard, proletariat, travail, trade union movement, burial, unanimity, ashes, toil, agreement, move, alliance, box, labor, bury, heavy lifting, emprise, common ground, projection, coffin, dedication, trial, exertion, labour, strain, deal, bargain, working class, confinement, labor movement, consensus, parturiency, childbed, cortege, lying-in, cremains, bier, work, challenge, accord, care, cremate, experiment, casket, chore, understanding
pursuit (part of speech: noun)
endeavoring (part of speech: verb)
venture (part of speech: noun)
venturing (part of speech: verb)
endeavor (part of speech: noun)
contract, production, aim, endeavor, effort, maneuver, commitment, approach, job, action, exploit, engagement, essay, adventure, venture, project, gambit, purpose, enterprise, attempt, assay, performance, deed
pursuing (part of speech: verb)
beginning (part of speech: verb)
developing, springing, budding, forming, emerging, originating, dawning, commencing, introducing, beginning, inducting, germinating, inaugurating, birthing, stemming, sprouting, initializing, starting, hatching, creating, conceiving, preparing, embarking
- " How can a blind multitude," the writer asks in one place, " which so often does not know its own will, because it seldom knows what is good for it, execute of itself an undertaking so vast and so difficult as a system of legislation?" - "Rousseau Volumes I. and II.", John Morley.
- Her mother suggested that she was rather young for such a big undertaking, and that, perhaps, she had better first dress a doll, but Beth would not listen to such a thing. - "A Little Florida Lady", Dorothy C. Paine.
- Without undertaking to explain the change to himself, he recognized that for some time past the " little one" had not been as before in her treatment of him. - "Fromont and Risler, Complete", Alphonse Daudet Last Updated: March 3, 2009.