undertaking: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (un"dur-tā'king, un'dur-tā"- for 1–3 un'dur-tā"king for 4), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of a person who undertakes any task or responsibility.
  2. a task, enterprise, etc., undertaken.
  3. a promise; pledge; guarantee.
  4. the business of an undertaker or funeral director.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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