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That might be the most fitting, final “duty” he undertakes in retirement.

Ann Romney did much better, with her hard-hitting theme: Mitt Romney does not fail at what he undertakes.

The elections will need to be postponed, they argue, while the new minister of the interior undertakes real reforms.

Hamas governs Gaza unchallenged but stands squarely outside of the Palestinian Authority and any peace process that it undertakes.

The fact that a workman furnishes tools and materials, or undertakes to do a specified job will not prevent his being an employee.

The necessity of reducing these pirates is acknowledged in every prince's cabinet; yet no one undertakes their reduction.

Government undertakes the cost and the super-intendence of the caminos reales, and does it well.

This is a matter in which the amateur must work to a disadvantage when he undertakes to do it for himself.

A minnow always errs when he undertakes to swim in the company of a whale.


On this page you'll find 61 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to undertakes, such as: shoulder, begin, launch, offer, try, and initiate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.