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Definition 1: any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted - [noun denoting act]

Samples where undertaking or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he prepared for great undertakings

Synonyms for undertaking in the sense of this definition

(undertaking is a kind of ...) activity directed toward making or doing something

"she checked several points needing further work"

(... is a kind of undertaking ) any undertaking that is easy to do

"marketing this product will be no picnic"

(... is a kind of undertaking ) any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome

(... is a kind of undertaking ) a formidable task or requirement

"finishing in time was a tall order but we did it"

(... is a kind of undertaking ) a task to be dealt with

"securing adequate funding is a time-consuming proposition"

(... is a kind of undertaking ) anything that requires little thought

(... is a kind of undertaking ) any long and arduous undertaking

(... is a kind of undertaking ) productive work performed voluntarily without material reward or compensation

(... is a kind of undertaking ) a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)

"he had doubts about the whole enterprise"

(... is a kind of undertaking ) a project of personal concern to someone

"this project is his baby"

(... is a kind of undertaking ) an undertaking that you have been assigned to do (as by an instructor)

(... is a kind of undertaking ) a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)

(... is an instance of undertaking) code name for the secret United States project set up in 1942 to develop atomic bombs for use in World War II

Definition 2: the trade of a funeral director - [noun denoting act]

(undertaking is a kind of ...) the skilled practice of a practical occupation

"he learned his trade as an apprentice"

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