2. destroy, devastate, desolate, lay waste; ravage, work or wreak havoc upon, ruin, Dial, ruinate, bring to ruin, bring to naught, lay in ruins; fell, prostrate, level, raze, wreck, Sl. total, smash, shatter; annihilate, eradicate, expunge, extirpate, obliterate; overthrow, overturn, overwhelm, overcome, topple, defeat, conquer, cause the downfall of; crush, subdue, quell, suppress, squelch, vanquish, squash.
3. loosen, unfasten, unhook, unbutton, unsnap, unlace, untie, unfix, detach; unbind, unfetter, unshackle, unchain, unbridle; release, loose, free; disengage, disunite, disjoin, disconnect, unpin, unstick, unglue; separate, part, divide, sunder, sever, break apart; unmake, unbuild, dismantle, disassemble, take apart.
4. open, tear open, unwrap, uncover.
undoing, n. 1. ruin, ruination, destruction, bane, downfall; defeat, overthrow, overturn, labefaction; collapse, debacle, breakdown, breakup; drop, fall, descent, crash, smash; debasement, abasement, degradation; shame, disgrace, humiliation, mortification.
2. catastrophe, disaster, calamity; misfortune, trouble, affliction, woe, grief, sorrow; trial, ordeal, visitation, curse, blight.
undone1, adj. unaccomplished, not carried out, unexecuted, unfulfilled, not done; incomplete, unfinished; omitted, overlooked, skipped, missed, passed over; unattended to, postponed, shelved, ignored, forgotten, neglected, uncared for.
undone2, adj. ruined, destroyed, wiped out, wrecked, smashed, shattered; overcome, defenseless, helpless, paralyzed, crippled, disabled; weighed down, burdened, crushed, prostrate, Inf. broken; daunted, distressed, discouraged, crestfallen, broken-hearted, heartsick, Inf. broken-up; dejected, downcast, Inf down, downhearted, Inf. low, depressed.
undoubted, adj. undisputed, uncontested, unchallenged, unquestioned, accepted, recognized, acknowledged. See - undisputed.
undoubtedly, adv. indubitably, doubtless, doubtlessly, unquestionably; positively, absolutely, certainly, with certainty, decidedly, definitely, assuredly; unqualifiedly, categorically, undeniably, incontrovertibly, unmistakably; beyond question, beyond a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt.
undress, v. 1. disrobe, undrape, unclothe, nakedize, Inf. peel, doff, shed, cast or throw off, Sl. drop one's drawers, Sl. drop trow, strip, strip down to nothing.
2. uncover, unveil, expose, bare, show, reveal, bring to light, disclose, make known.
-n. 3. dishabille, negligee; informality, carelessness, disarray, sloppiness.
undue, adj. 1. unwarranted, unjustified, gratuitous, expletive, at another's expense; unearned, unmerited, undeserved; inappropriate, unmeet, improper, objectionable, in bad taste; unsuitable, unapt, unbecoming, unseemly; imprudent, ill-advised, indiscreet.
2. superfluous, redundant, supererogatory, uncalled-for; unneeded, unnecessary, nonessential, unrequired; excessive, over and above, immoderate, exorbitant; lavish, profuse, prodigal, supernumerary, overmuch, Fr. de trop; inordinate, fulsome, overflowing, overweening.
undulate, v. ripple, roll, cockle, wrinkle, popple, porpoise; comb, surge, heave, swell, rise, rise and fall; wave, flap, billow, wag, wigwag, stream, trail,
undying, adj. deathless, immortal, perpetual, eternal, Literary, sempiternal; unending, never-ending, never-dying; unceasing, ceaseless, incessant, invariable; permanent, imperishable, indestructible, undestroyable, lasting; incorruptible, inextinguishable, ineradicable, ineffaceable; unremitting, steady, unwavering, persistent; continuing, abiding, sustained, staying, fadeless, unfading, never-fading; untiring, constant, undiminished, unwearied, indefatigable.