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Undo Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    undo v
  1. cancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect; "I wish I could undo my actions"
  2. deprive of certain characteristics [syn: unmake] [ant: do]
  3. cause the ruin or downfall of; "A single mistake undid the President and he had to resign"
  4. cause to become loose; "undo the shoelace"; "untie the knot"; "loosen the necktie" [syn: untie, loosen]
  5. remove the outer cover or wrapping of; "Let's unwrap the gifts!"; "undo the parcel" [syn: unwrap] [ant: wrap] [also: undone, undid]
Undo Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Undo \Un*do"\, v. t. [AS. und?n. See 1st Un-, and Do to perform.]
  1. To reverse, as what has been done; to annul; to bring to naught. What's done can not be undone. --Shak. To-morrow, ere the setting sun, She 'd all undo that she had done. --Swift.
  2. To loose; to open; to take to piece; to unfasten; to untie; hence, to unravel; to solve; as, to undo a knot; to undo a puzzling question; to undo a riddle. --Tennyson. Pray you, undo this button. --Shak. She took the spindle, and undoing the thread gradually, measured it. --Sir W. Scott.
  3. To bring to poverty; to impoverish; to ruin, as in reputation, morals, hopes, or the like; as, many are undone by unavoidable losses, but more undo themselves by vices and dissipation, or by indolence. That quaffing and drinking will undo you, --Shak.

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Undo'

  • Undo: Undo is a command in many computer programs. It erases the last change done to the document reverting it to an older state. undo will ...
  • Undo (song): "Undo" is the first single from contemporary Christian band Rush of Fools . It was released in 2007 from the band's first album Rush of ...
  • Undo It: "Undo It" is the title of a song written by Kara DioGuardi , Martin Frederiksen, Luke Laird and co-written and recorded by American country ...
  • Undo magazine: UNDO Visual Thinking is a Bi-Monthly mexican magazine of graphic design and art which focus in social and cultural issues. ...
  • Do-The-Undo: Do-The-Undo is the solo outfit of Anne Soldaat, former main singer of Daryll-Ann . The band released its self-titled debut record in ...
  • Undo the Wicked: Undo the Wicked is the debut album by the Boston -based metalcore music group Diecast . The album was released in 1998 via Samson Records ...

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* This ONLY is denied God The power to undo the past. - Ambrose Gwinett Bierce

* This only is denied to God the power to undo the past. - Agathon

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