undertake

Part of speech: verb

To promise.

Part of speech: verb

To take in hand; attempt; try.

Part of speech: verb

To covenant; engage.

Part of speech: verb

To make oneself responsible for anything.

Part of speech: verb

To enter into a contract.

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Usage examples "undertake":

  1. " I shouldn't undertake to say, sir," was his answer. - "Walking-Stick Papers", Robert Cortes Holliday.
  2. It's a big thing for one man to undertake. - "Prescott of Saskatchewan", Harold Bindloss.
  3. What a charge to make me undertake! - "Abbé Aubain and Mosaics", Prosper Mérimée.