- undivided profits,
Origin of undoing
verb (used with object), un·did, un·done, un·do·ing.
Origin of undo
Examples from the Web for undoing
Dear God… help us to help ourselves before we become our own undoing.‘Why Have I Lost Control?’: Cory Booker in ’92 on Rodney King Echoes Ferguson|Cory Booker|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was the most violent day in the history of Ukraine since Soviet times and it proved to be the undoing of the Yanukovych regime.Photographs Expose Russian-Trained Killers in Kiev|Jamie Dettmer|March 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He announced the undoing of what should have never been done.In New Documents, the Bridgegate Cover Story Unravels|Michael Daly|January 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Boosting spending and undoing a chunk of the sequester is likely to have a bigger impact on the still-ailing job market.With the Ryan-Murray Deal, Washington Stops Hurting the Economy|Daniel Gross|December 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And Friedman presents herself as undoing any destruction she's caused.
It was the undoing of all that had been accomplished by the three kings that had proceeded.The Bible Period by Period|Josiah Blake Tidwell
Half the undoing of the unsophisticated and natural mind is accomplished by forces wholly superhuman.Sister Carrie|Theodore Dreiser
This movement proved to be the undoing of Hooker's73 army, as Jackson was making for his right flank.Battles of the Civil War|Thomas Elbert Vineyard
It had been her undoing; she had used it in play, to this miserable end.The Grey Cloak|Harold MacGrath
Undoing the slip-knot of his painter, he shoves the canoe clear of its entanglement among the roots of the tree.The Death Shot|Mayne Reid
verb -does, -doing, -did or -done (mainly tr)
Old English undon "to unfasten and open" (a window or door), "to unfasten by releasing from a fixed position," from un- (2) + do (v.). The notion is of "to annul something that was done." Related: Undone; undoing.