Definitions for: Undertaking

[n] any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted; "he prepared for great undertakings"
[n] the trade of a funeral director

Webster (1913) Definition: Un`der*tak"ing, n.
1. The act of one who undertakes, or engages in, any project
or business. --Hakluyt.

2. That which is undertaken; any business, work, or project
which a person engages in, or attempts to perform; an

3. Specifically, the business of an undertaker, or the
management of funerals.

4. A promise or pledge; a guarantee. --A. Trollope.

Synonyms: labor, project, task

See Also: adventure, assignment, baby, breeze, child's play, cinch, craft, dangerous undertaking, duck soup, endeavor, endeavour, endurance contest, enterprise, escapade, labor of love, labour of love, large order, marathon, no-brainer, picnic, piece of cake, pushover, risky venture, snap, tall order, trade, venture, walkover, work

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