undertaking

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈʌndə(r)ˌteɪkɪŋ/
  • SAMPA: /"Vnd3r%teIkIN/
  • (file)

Noun[change]

Singular
undertaking

Plural
undertakings

  1. The work of an undertaker; the management of funerals.
  2. A promise or pledge; a guarantee.
  3. Any business, work, or project that a person does or tries to do.
    The re-organization of the company was a large undertaking.

Verb[change]

Plain form
undertake

Third-person singular
undertakes

Past tense
undertook

Past participle
undertaken

Present participle
undertaking

  1. The present participle of undertake.