1. [ verb ] enter upon an activity or enterprise
Synonyms: attempt set_about
Related terms: initiate undertaking
2. [ verb ] enter into a contractual arrangement
Synonyms: contract
Related terms: promise sign stipulate rent rent stipulate covenant contract
3. [ verb ] promise to do or accomplish
Synonyms: guarantee

"guarantee to free the prisoners"

Related terms: promise underwrite guarantee
4. [ verb ] accept as a challenge
Synonyms: tackle take_on
Related terms: confront
5. [ verb ] set about dealing with
Synonyms: take_on tackle

"I'll try to tackle this difficult task"

Related terms: confront confront rise braving
6. [ verb ] accept as a charge
Synonyms: take_in_charge
Related terms: accept
Similar spelling:   undertaker