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One entry found for enterprise.
Entry Word: enterprise
Function: noun
Text: 1 a commercial or industrial activity or organization <the booming economy witnessed the launch of many small enterprises>
Synonyms business, company, concern, establishment, firm, house, outfit
Related Words conglomerate, corporation, multinational; association, cartel, chain, combine, syndicate, trust; agency, dealer, outlet
2 readiness to engage in daring or difficult activity <the enterprise shown by the early developers and promoters of personal computers>
Synonyms aggressiveness, ambition, drive, go, hustle, initiative
Related Words gumption, pluck, snap, spirit, spunk, starch; assertiveness, self-reliance; energy, hardihood, pep, vigor, vitality
Near Antonyms inactivity, inertia, passivity; diffidence, faintheartedness, timidity; hesitation, reluctance; indolence, laziness, lethargy
3 a risky undertaking <the general viewed the proposed invasion as a military enterprise that offered no easy way out> -- see GAMBLE