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 enterprise.

3.

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

4.

A promise or pledge; a guarantee.

A. Trollope.

 

© Webster 1913.

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