Translation of "undertake" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb /ˌʌn·dəˈteɪk/ us /ˌʌn·dərˈteɪk/
undertake to do something

to promise to do something

comprometerse a hacer algo

(Translation of “undertake” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /andəˈteik/ (past tense undertook /-ˈtuk/, past participle undertaken)

to accept (a duty, task, responsibility etc)

emprender, encargarse (de)
He undertook the job willingly.

to promise (eg to do something)

comprometerse (a)
He has undertaken to have the work finished by the end of the month.
undertaker /-teikə/ noun

a person who organizes funerals.

empresario de pompas fúnebres
undertaking noun

a task or piece of work

empresa, tarea
I didn’t realize what a large undertaking this job would be.

a promise

promesa; compromiso
He made an undertaking that he would pay the money back.

(Translation of “undertake” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)