What is undertake?

  • (verb): Enter upon an activity or enterprise.
    Synonyms: set about, attempt
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on undertake:

Peretz V. United States - Consent Allows The Magistrate To Act
... However, the Federal Magistrates Act authorizes magistrate judges to undertake "additional duties" when the parties in a case consent ... For magistrates to undertake their routine tasks is a great relief to federal courts in processing their caseloads ... supervising voir dire is one of the "additional duties" Congress authorized magistrate judges to undertake ...
The Year In Industry - Leadership Course
... or equivalent during the year different regions undertake different courses due to differences in funding ... Most regions undertake an 'Introduction to Management' certificate and a 'Certificate in Management', the latter being accredited to NVQ level 3 standard ... Other regions undertake a smaller Institute of Leadership Management Level 3 Certificate in Leadership ...
Kent Street Senior High School - Aviation Course
... With this partnership, aviation students can now undertake work experience and Structured Workplace Learning (SWL) at Skywest Airlines, assisting Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (LAM ... In addition, upper school aviation students are able to undertake return flights with Skywest pilots ...
Buddhism And Sexuality - Overview
... veramani sikkhapadam samadiyami, The literal meaning of this statement is, "I undertake the course of training in refraining from wrong-doing in respect of sensuality." Walshe comments, There is, in the Buddhist ... don't think it is a good thing to do, you should not undertake it ... feel it is a good thing to attempt to tread the Buddhist path, you may undertake this and the other precepts, with sincerity, in this spirit ...
Papal Oath - Text
... If I should undertake to act in anything of contrary sense, or should permit that it will be executed, Thou willst not be merciful to me on the dreadful Day of Divine ... anyone – be it ourselves or be it another – who would dare to undertake anything new in contradiction to this constituted evangelic Tradition and the purity of the Orthodox Faith and the Christian Religion, or ...

More definitions of "undertake":

  • (verb): Promise to do or accomplish.
    Synonyms: guarantee
  • (verb): Enter into a contractual arrangement.
    Synonyms: contract

Famous quotes containing the word undertake:

    Their holders have always seemed to me like a woman who should undertake at a state fair to run a sewing machine, under pretense of advertising it, while she had never spent an hour in learning its use.
    Jane Grey Swisshelm (1815–1884)

    Today, each artist must undertake to invent himself, a lifelong act of creation that constitutes the essential content of the artist’s work. The meaning of art in our time flows from this function of self-creation. Art is the laboratory for making new men.
    Harold Rosenberg (1906–1978)

    There is nothing namable but that some men will, or undertake to, do it for pay.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)