Undertaking

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Undertaking->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ undertaking
undertaking
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ compact
compact
&c. 769
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ adventure
adventure
venture
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ engagement
engagement
&c.(promise) 768
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ enterprise
enterprise
emprise
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ pilgrimage
pilgrimage
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ matter in hand
matter in hand
&c.(business) 625
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ move
move
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ first move
first move
&c.(beginning) 66
PARAG:Undertaking->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ undertake
undertake
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ engage in
engage in
embark in
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ launch into
launch into
plunge into
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ volunteer
volunteer
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ apprentice oneself to
apprentice oneself to
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ engage
engage
&c.(promise) 768
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ contract
contract
&c. 769
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ take upon oneself
take upon oneself
take upon one's shoulders
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ devote oneself to
devote oneself to
&c.(determination) 604
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ take up
take up
take in hand
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ tackle
tackle
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ set about
set about
go about
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ set to
set to
fall to
set to work
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ launch forth
launch forth
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ set up shop
set up shop
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ put in hand
put in hand
put in execution
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ set forward
set forward
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ break the neck of a business
break the neck of a business
be in
for
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ put one's hand to
put one's hand to
put one's foot in
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ betake oneself to
betake oneself to
turn one's hand to
go to do
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ begin
begin
&c. 66
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ broach
broach
institute
&c. one's originate
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???>153
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ put one's hand to the plow
put one's hand to the plow
lay one's hand to the plow
put one's shoulder to the wheel
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ have in hand
have in hand
&c.(business) 625
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ have many irons in the fire
have many irons in the fire
&c.(activity) 682
PARAG:Undertaking->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ undertaking
undertaking
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ on the anvil
on the anvil
&c. 625
PARAG:Undertaking->Int
GRP: \\ Int \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Int \\ 1 \\ here goes
here goes
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English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Undertaking — Un der*tak ing, n. 1. The act of one who undertakes, or engages in, any project or business. Hakluyt. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is undertaken; any business, work, or project which a person engages in, or attempts to perform; an enterprise.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Undertaking — may refer to: * The task performed by an undertaker. * The obligation resulting from a commitment that has been made. * In business, in particular in EU English , the term is used interchangeably with Enterprise, i.e. a business entity. * In… …   Wikipedia

  • undertaking — enterprise, early 15c., from prp. of UNDERTAKE (Cf. undertake) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • undertaking — [n] endeavor, attempt adventure, affair, business, deal, effort, engagement, enterprise, essay, experiment, game, happening, hassle, hazard, job, move, operation, outfit, play, project, proposition, pursuit, shop, striving, struggle, task, thing* …   New thesaurus

  • undertaking — ► NOUN 1) a formal pledge or promise to do something. 2) a task that is taken on; an enterprise. 3) the management of funerals as a profession …   English terms dictionary

  • undertaking — [un΄dər tā′kiŋ; ] also, & for 3 always, [un′dər tā΄kiŋ] n. 1. something undertaken; task; charge; enterprise 2. a promise; guarantee 3. the business of an UNDERTAKER (sense 2) 4. the act of one who undertakes some task, responsibility, etc …   English World dictionary

  • undertaking — n. promise (esp. BE) 1) to give smb. an undertaking 2) an undertaking to + inf. (an undertaking to complete a project in six months) task, enterprise 3) a joint; large scale undertaking * * * [ˌʌndə teɪkɪŋ] large scale undertaking [ promise ]… …   Combinatory dictionary

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