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Antonyms for enterprise
ˈɛn tərˌpraɪzen·ter·prise

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term enterprise.


  1. enterprisenoun


  2. enterprisenoun

    A company, business, organization, or other purposeful endeavor.


  3. enterprisenoun

    An undertaking or project, especially a daring and courageous one.

    Biosphere 2 was a scientific enterprise aimed at the exploration of the complex web of interactions within life systems.


  4. enterprisenoun

    A willingness to undertake new or risky projects; energy and initiative.

    He has shown great enterprise throughout his early career.


  5. enterprisenoun

    an active participation in projects


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Princeton's WordNet

  1. enterprise, endeavor, endeavournoun

    a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)

    "he had doubts about the whole enterprise"

    attempt, try, endeavour, endeavor, initiative, go-ahead, effort, enterprisingness

  2. enterprisenoun

    an organization created for business ventures

    "a growing enterprise must have a bold leader"

    go-ahead, endeavor, initiative, enterprisingness, endeavour

  3. enterprise, enterprisingness, initiative, go-aheadnoun

    readiness to embark on bold new ventures

    opening move, endeavour, endeavor, initiative, go-ahead, enterprisingness, opening, first step, green light

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. enterprisenoun

    project, undertaking, activity

How to use enterprise in a sentence?

  1. Kay Kuehne:

    We believe that Cuba could become one of Airbnb's biggest markets in Latin America, we are actually plugging into an existing culture of micro-enterprise in Cuba. The hosts in Cuba have been doing for decades what we just started doing seven years ago.

  2. Chief Financial Officer Tom Szlosek:

    I wouldn't say that we're out to cut costs, we're out to operate our enterprise more efficiently, and in a more economic way.

  3. Erik Kreifeldt:

    Utilization is very low compared to what they can do, there’s some frustration from global wholesale and enterprise guys who wish it was an easier option for transit traffic.

  4. Daniel Newman:

    The idea of entrusting big enterprise with our brain data should create a certain level discomfort for society, there is no evidence that we should trust or be comfortable with moving in this direction.

  5. Wang Jun:

    The focus will be on state-owned enterprise reforms, price reforms and fiscal reforms, the economic growth target will definitely be lowered. A target of 7 percent is more appropriate.

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