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Synonyms for enterprise
ˈɛn tərˌpraɪz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. enterprise, endeavor, endeavour(noun)

    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. enterprise(noun)

    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-ahead(noun)

    readiness to embark on bold new ventures

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


  1. enterprise(noun)


  2. enterprise(noun)

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


  3. enterprise(noun)

    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. enterprise(noun)

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

    He has shown great enterprise throughout his early career.


  5. enterprise(noun)

    an active participation in projects


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. enterprise(n.)

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

  2. enterprise(n.)

    energy, activity, efficiency, force of character

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. enterprise(n)

    project, undertaking, activity

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How to use enterprise in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Eric Stites:

    A low-cost franchise does allow a person interested in building a larger enterprise to do that using their cash flow.

  3. Donald Trump:

    I don't like it. I think it's a lot of excess baggage. I think it's unnecessary, and when you think about free enterprise, it's really not free enterprise. I'd be against it.

  4. Alex Swallow:

    We have had a chance to truly appreciate the link between the local and the global, at the global level, we are more likely to have traveled abroad, to have friends from other countries, or simply to have grown up with the internet for a core part of our lives. At the local level, we are more likely to have moved away from our communities. The social enterprise and charity sectors, I think, benefit from having people like this who have an understanding of the larger picture.

  5. President Barack Obama:

    I still remember flying in that last day, and nothing was happening, and I literally had to rescue the entire enterprise by crashing a meeting of the BRIC countries [Brazil, Russia, India and China] and strong-arming them into coming up with at least a document that could build some consensus going into the future.

Translations for enterprise

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  • مشروع - مغامرةArabic
  • предприемчивост, инициатива, предприятиеBulgarian
  • empresaCatalan, Valencian
  • podnikCzech
  • initiativ, foretagsomhed, foretagende, bedrift, virksomhedDanish
  • Unternehmungsgeist, Unternehmen, Unternehmungslust, UnterfangenGerman
  • empresa, empuje, emprendimiento, iniciativaSpanish
  • entreprise, venture, initiativeFrench
  • מבצע, יזמות, יזמהHebrew
  • उद्यमHindi
  • impresaItalian
  • 事業, 冒険心, 企業Japanese
  • įmonėLithuanian
  • uzņēmumsLatvian
  • hinongaMāori
  • ondernemingDutch
  • empreendimento, empresa, iniciativa, empreitadaPortuguese
  • инициатива, предприятие, начинание, предприимчивость, затея, проектRussian
  • podvig, podjetjeSlovene
  • vågstycke, företagSwedish
  • підприємствоUkrainian
  • انٹرپرائزUrdu

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