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Definitions of undertaking

  1. any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted; "he prepared for great undertakings" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the trade of a funeral director Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. of Undertake Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4. The act of one who undertakes, or engages in, any project or business. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. That which is undertaken; any business, work, or project which a person engages in, or attempts to perform; an enterprise. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Specifically, the business of an undertaker, or the management of funerals. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A promise or pledge; a guarantee. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Activities associated with the physical burial of the dead. It excludes cultural practices such as funeral rites. Medical Dictionary DB
  9. The taking upon oneself of a taks or responsibility; especially, the business of managing funerals; an enterprise. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. That which is undertaken: any business or project engaged in. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. Enterprise; business; project. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. An enterprise; task. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. The management of funerals. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. Any business or project which a person undertakes; an enterprise. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. Engaging in; beginning to perform. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  16. Any business or project which a person engages to perform; an enterprise. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  17. A promise, engagement, or stipulation. Each of the promises made by the parties to a contract, considered independently and not as mutual, may, in this sense, be denominated an "undertaking." "Undertaking" is frequently used in the special sense of a promise given in the course of legal proceedings by a party or his counsel, generally as a condition to obtaining some concession from the court or the opposite party.TLD Example: The president offered her personal undertaking to ensure her company would halt construction on its new factory under the lawsuit about its impact on the environment was resolved. thelawdictionary.org
  18. In vbl senses, esp.; work &c. undertaken, enterprise, as a serious u.; management of funerals. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  19. n. That which is undertaken; any business, work, or project which a person engages in or attempts to perform; --enterprise. Cabinet Dictionary
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