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Synonyms for enterprise
ˈɛn tərˌpraɪzen·ter·prise

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  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


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

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Editors Contribution

  1. activitiy

    Submitted by anonymous on April 27, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. enterprisenoun

    undertaking, adventure, venture, attempt, effort, essay, endeavor, cause

  2. enterprisenoun

    energy, activity, efficiency, force of character

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. enterprisenoun

    project, undertaking, activity

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  1. John Cornyn:

    I never thought we'd be having a referendum on the free enterprise system versus socialism but that appears to be where we are headed, i just think we need to remind people that we don't want the United States to look like Venezuela, or any of these other failed experiments and socialism.

  2. Lauren Kunze:

    From the enterprise or developer perspective, access to those 1.6 billion people is very exciting, people like a personalized experience and when the chatbot can remember personal details and follow up.

  3. Niccolo Machiavelli:

    No enterprise is more likely to succeed than one concealed from the enemy until it is ripe for execution.

  4. Vodafone Chief Executive Vittorio Colao:

    We are stronger in mobile and in enterprise but we are reliant on wholesale access for fiber, ziggo has a nationwide cable and fiber network, scale in high-speed broadband and leadership in TV, but today is reliant on wholesale ... access on Vodafone's network.

  5. Gregor Boehm:

    The ideal equity cheque for each investment will be 125 to 275 million euros from the fund, but together with co-investments from our investors the total equity investment can be up to 1 billion euros and the enterprise value (deal value including debt), even up to 2 billion euros.

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