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 for Enterprise
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Enterprise \En"ter*prise\, v. i.
     To undertake an enterprise, or something hazardous or
     difficult. [R.] --Pope.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Enterprise \En"ter*prise\, n. [F. enterprise, fr. entreprendre
     to undertake; entre between (L. inter) + prendre to take. See
     Inter, and Emprise.]
     1. That which is undertaken; something attempted to be
        performed; a work projected which involves activity,
        courage, energy, and the like; a bold, arduous, or
        hazardous attempt; an undertaking; as, a manly enterprise;
        a warlike enterprise. --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Their hands can not perform their enterprise. --Job
                                                    v. 12.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Willingness or eagerness to engage in labor which requires
        boldness, promptness, energy, and like qualities; as, a
        man of great enterprise.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Enterprise \En"ter*prise\, v. t.
     1. To undertake; to begin and attempt to perform; to venture
        upon. [R.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
              The business must be enterprised this night.
                                                    --Dryden.
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              What would I not renounce or enterprise for you!
                                                    --T. Otway.
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     2. To treat with hospitality; to entertain. [Obs.]
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              Him at the threshold met, and well did enterprise.
                                                    --Spenser.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  enterprise
      n 1: a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one
           that requires effort or boldness); "he had doubts about the
           whole enterprise" [syn: enterprise, endeavor,
           endeavour]
      2: an organization created for business ventures; "a growing
         enterprise must have a bold leader"
      3: readiness to embark on bold new ventures [syn: enterprise,
         enterprisingness, initiative, go-ahead]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  245 Moby Thesaurus words for "enterprise":
     Aktiengesellschaft, accomplished fact, accomplishment, achievement,
     act, acta, action, activities, activity, adventure,
     adventuresomeness, adventurousness, affair, affairs, aggression,
     aggressiveness, aktiebolag, ambition, ambitiousness, approach,
     aristeia, arrangement, attack, attempt, audaciousness, audacity,
     bag, balls, bang, blow, blueprint, blueprinting, body corporate,
     bold stroke, boldness, bravado, bravura, business,
     business establishment, calculation, campaign, cartel, cause,
     chamber of commerce, charting, combine, commerce,
     commercial enterprise, commitment, compagnie, company, conception,
     concern, concernment, conglomerate, conglomerate corporation,
     consolidating company, consortium, contract, contrivance,
     copartnership, corporate body, corporation, coup, courage, daring,
     dash, deal, dealings, deed, derring-do, design, determination,
     device, disposition, diversified corporation, doing, doings, drive,
     dynamism, eagerness, effort, employ, employment, emprise, endeavor,
     energy, engagement, enterprisingness, enthusiasm, envisagement,
     establishment, exploit, fait accompli, feat, figuring, fire, firm,
     foolhardiness, force, forcefulness, foresight, forethought,
     function, game, gest, get-up-and-get, get-up-and-go, getup, ginger,
     go, go-ahead, go-getting, go-to-itiveness, graphing, ground plan,
     guidelines, gumption, guts, hand, handiwork, heroic act,
     holding company, house, hustle, idea, industry, initiative,
     intention, interest, inventiveness, job, joint-stock association,
     joint-stock company, kick, labor, layout, lineup, long-range plan,
     lookout, maneuver, mapping, master plan, matter, measure, method,
     methodology, mettle, move, obligation, occupation,
     operating company, operation, operations research, organization,
     outfit, overboldness, overt act, partnership, passage, pep, pepper,
     performance, piss and vinegar, pizzazz, plan, planning,
     planning function, plunderbund, pool, poop, prearrangement,
     procedure, proceeding, production, program, program of action,
     project, proposition, public utility, punch, purpose,
     purposefulness, pursuit, push, pushfulness, pushiness, pushingness,
     rationalization, res gestae, resolve, schedule, schema, schematism,
     schematization, scheme, scheme of arrangement, self-reliance,
     service, setup, snap, speculation, spirit, spunk, starch, step,
     stock company, strategic plan, strategy, striving, stroke,
     struggle, stunt, syndicate, system, systematization, tactical plan,
     tactics, task, the big picture, the picture, thing, thing done,
     thrust, tour de force, trade association, transaction, trust, turn,
     undertaking, up-and-comingness, utility, venture, venturesomeness,
     venturousness, verve, vigor, vim, way, work, working plan, works,
     zeal, zing, zip
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  enterprise
  
      A business, generally a large one.
  
     (1994-11-22)
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Enterprise, NV -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Nevada
     Population (2000):    14676
     Housing Units (2000): 6609
     Land area (2000):     48.604592 sq. miles (125.885311 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    48.604592 sq. miles (125.885311 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            23770
     Located within:       Nevada (NV), FIPS 32
     Location:             36.031459 N, 115.198104 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Enterprise, NV
      Enterprise
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Enterprise, OR -- U.S. city in Oregon
     Population (2000):    1895
     Housing Units (2000): 952
     Land area (2000):     1.469380 sq. miles (3.805677 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.469380 sq. miles (3.805677 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            23500
     Located within:       Oregon (OR), FIPS 41
     Location:             45.424259 N, 117.277066 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     97828
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Enterprise, OR
      Enterprise
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Enterprise, KS -- U.S. city in Kansas
     Population (2000):    836
     Housing Units (2000): 334
     Land area (2000):     0.654987 sq. miles (1.696408 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.013640 sq. miles (0.035327 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.668627 sq. miles (1.731735 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            21425
     Located within:       Kansas (KS), FIPS 20
     Location:             38.902485 N, 97.118172 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     67441
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Enterprise, KS
      Enterprise
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Enterprise, AL -- U.S. city in Alabama
     Population (2000):    21178
     Housing Units (2000): 9641
     Land area (2000):     30.954171 sq. miles (80.170932 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.067210 sq. miles (0.174072 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    31.021381 sq. miles (80.345004 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            24184
     Located within:       Alabama (AL), FIPS 01
     Location:             31.327476 N, 85.844484 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     36330
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Enterprise, AL
      Enterprise
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Enterprise, UT -- U.S. city in Utah
     Population (2000):    1285
     Housing Units (2000): 454
     Land area (2000):     2.913899 sq. miles (7.546964 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    2.913899 sq. miles (7.546964 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            23420
     Located within:       Utah (UT), FIPS 49
     Location:             37.571032 N, 113.717924 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Enterprise, UT
      Enterprise
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Enterprise, MS -- U.S. town in Mississippi
     Population (2000):    474
     Housing Units (2000): 241
     Land area (2000):     2.268063 sq. miles (5.874255 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.007669 sq. miles (0.019862 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    2.275732 sq. miles (5.894117 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            22580
     Located within:       Mississippi (MS), FIPS 28
     Location:             32.173620 N, 88.821935 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     39330
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Enterprise, MS
      Enterprise
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Enterprise, WV -- U.S. Census Designated Place in West Virginia
     Population (2000):    939
     Housing Units (2000): 413
     Land area (2000):     2.935881 sq. miles (7.603896 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    2.935881 sq. miles (7.603896 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            25516
     Located within:       West Virginia (WV), FIPS 54
     Location:             39.419860 N, 80.276738 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     26568
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Enterprise, WV
      Enterprise
  

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