HyperDic: undertaking

English > 2 senses of the word undertaking:
NOUNactundertaking, project, task, laborany piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
actundertakingthe trade / trade of a funeral director
undertaking > pronunciation
Soundsah'ndertey.kihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > undertaking: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningAny piece of work that is undertaken or attempted.
Example"he prepared for great undertakings"
Synonymsproject, task, labor
InstancesManhattan ProjectCode name for the secret United States project set up in 1942 to develop atomic bombs for use in World War II
Narroweradventure, escapade, risky venture, dangerous undertakingA wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful / lawful / lawful)
assignmentAn undertaking that you have been assigned to do (as by an instructor)
babyA project of personal concern to someone
cinch, breeze, picnic, snap, duck soup, child's play, pushover, walkover, piece of cakeAny undertaking that is easy to do
enterprise, endeavor, endeavourA purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)
labor of love, labour of loveProductive work performed voluntarily without material reward / reward or compensation
marathon, endurance contestAny long and arduous undertaking
no-brainerAnything that requires little thought
propositionA task to be dealt with
tall order, large orderA formidable task or requirement
ventureAny venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome
BroaderworkActivity directed toward making or doing something
Spanishempresa, proyecto, tarea
Catalanempresa, projecte, tasca
Verbsundertakeenter upon an activity or enterprise
English > undertaking: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe trade / trade of a funeral director.
Broadertrade, craftThe skilled practice of a practical occupation

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