verb (used with object), un·der·went, un·der·gone, un·der·go·ing.
Examples from the Web for undergoes
Despite starting with a flourish, that site has gone quiet in recent days as it undergoes a reorganization.Guardian and WaPo Share Pulitzer: Snowden Hails Victory for “More Accountable Democracy”|David Freedlander|April 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As Africa undergoes enormous political, economic, and social changes, women are poised to become powerful leaders.
The beauty and grace of the rituals that Barb undergoes are deeply contrasted with the inner turmoil she experiences here.
This week, Bill O'Reilly slammed Jennifer Aniston's new movie about a single woman who undergoes artificial insemination.
He was moved with compassion for him, since for man He undergoes all pains.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
It undergoes in digestion the same changes as human milk, and cannot cause flatulency.
Definitions of νόμος are here given by the Companion, who undergoes a cross-examination upon them.
Morning and evening it undergoes this polishing process, and on Sunday he rests himself by giving it another wipe.Nick Baba's Last Drink and Other Sketches|George P. Goff
Perhaps it is partly a sense of the contempt it undergoes, which induces us to endeavour to make the best of it.Coaches and Coaching|Leigh Hunt
British Dictionary definitions for undergoes
verb -goes, -going, -went or -gone
Word Origin for undergo
Word Origin and History for undergoes
Old English undergan "undermine," from under + gan (see go). Cf. Middle Dutch ondergaen, Old High German untarkun, German untergehen, Danish undergaa. Sense of "submit to, endure" is attested from c.1300. Meaning "to pass through" (an alteration, etc.) is attested from 1630s. Related: Undergone; underwent.