Definition for undertook (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), un·der·took, un·der·tak·en, un·der·tak·ing.
verb (used without object), un·der·took, un·der·tak·en, un·der·tak·ing.
Related formspre·un·der·take, verb (used with object), pre·un·der·took, pre·un·der·tak·en, pre·un·der·tak·ing.
Examples from the Web for undertook
While in pre-trial detention, Krivov undertook two hunger strikes.Behind Bars for the Holidays: 11 Political Prisoners We Want to See Free In 2015|Movements.Org|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The language was not changed until Northrop Grumman undertook to build the aircraft in Palmdale.Is the Pentagon’s $55 Billion Stealth Bomber Too Big a Secret?|Bill Sweetman|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Only they can stop this nonsense, and it will take an effort as concerted and well-organized as the one they undertook in the 70s.
In order to make some sense of these questions, I undertook a Taxonomy of American Ignorance and Misperceptions.
At his advisers' urging, he undertook a gradual and carefully orchestrated campaign to undo the damage.
And I've not only failed in nearly everything I undertook, but I've been a fool besides.A Yankee from the West|Opie Read
He was a man of great strength of character, and of marvellous perseverance in all that he undertook.Edward Hoare, M.A.|Edward Hoare
The master agreed to the terms offered and undertook the commission readily enough.The Well of Saint Clare|Anatole France
He had not seen me before; yet he undertook to answer that captain; and he soon put him to silence.George Fox|George Fox
For this small sum she undertook to feed me, to keep me clean, and to send me to a day-school.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete|Jacques Casanova de Seingalt