Synonyms of enterprise in English:

enterprise


See definition of enterprise

noun

1‘approaching such an aggressive and powerful creature is a dangerous enterprise’

SYNONYMS

undertaking, endeavour, venture, pursuit, exercise, activity, operation, exploit, mission, deed, act, action, move, measure, task, business, affair, proceeding

scheme, plan, plan of action, programme, campaign

project, proposal, proposition, suggestion, idea, conception

informal caper

British informal wheeze

2‘the school showed enterprise in its attempt to attract pupils’

SYNONYMS

initiative, resourcefulness, resource, imagination, imaginativeness, ingenuity, inventiveness, originality, creativity

quick-wittedness, cleverness, native wit, talent, ability, capability

spirit, spiritedness, enthusiasm, dynamism, leadership, drive, zest, dash, ambition, ambitiousness, energy, verve, vigour, vitality

boldness, daring, spirit of adventure, audacity, courage, intrepidity

informal gumption, get-up-and-go, go, push, oomph, pizzazz, pep, zip, vim

ANTONYMS

unimaginativeness, fecklessness

3‘a fan club should be a service rather than a profit-making enterprise’

SYNONYMS

business, company, firm, venture, organization, operation, concern, industry, corporation, establishment, house, shop, office, bureau, agency, franchise, practice, partnership, consortium, cooperative, conglomerate, group, combine, syndicate

informal outfit, set-up