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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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Undo Sample Sentences in News


  • SC decision may undo economic progress, Abad tells Senate
    The Supreme Court decision on the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program may undo the economic progress achieved by the Aquino administration in the past years, Budget Secretary Florencio Abad said Thursday.  Defending the DAP before the Senate finance committee, Abad said the SC decision will neither encourage efficient public spending nor will it push Read more on this news related to 'Undo'
  • Democrats launch bills to undo Hobby Lobby decision
    Gabrielle Levy WASHINGTON, July 9 (UPI) -- Democrats introduced twin bills Wednesday to undo the Supreme Court Hobby Lobby decision that allows for-profit companies to opt out of contraception coverage. Read more on this news related to 'Undo'
  • LNP to undo some reforms to placate voters
    Queensland Premier Campbell Newman says he'll walk away from some of his controversial reforms to show voters he's listening to them. Read more on this news related to 'Undo'

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