Undo - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ʌnˈduː|  American pronunciation of the word undo
Brit.  |ʌnˈduː|  British pronunciation of the word undo
irregular verb:  p.t. — undid  p.p. — undone

verb

- cancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect

I wish I could undo my actions

- deprive of certain characteristics (syn: unmake)
- cause the ruin or downfall of
- cause to become loose(syn: loosen, untie)

undo the shoelace

- remove the outer cover or wrapping of(syn: unwrap)

undo the parcel

Examples

You can't undo the past.

The damage cannot be undone.

He was undone by greed.

Her shoelace has come undone.

He undid the top buttons of his shirt.

What is done cannot be undone.

I felt completely undone.

The screws can be undone by hand.

I undid the package carefully.

We cannot undo the damage of a lifetime in only 30 days.

If a medicine is taken again too soon, it may undo all the good that has been done.

I wish I could undo my actions

Try and undo the screw to get the whatsit off.

Sammy took off his coat and proceeded to undo his boots.

Prefix “un” to “do” to form the word “undo.”

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: undo
he/she/it: undoes
present participle: undoing
past tense: undid
past participle: undone
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