Definition of Enterprising

1. Adjective. Marked by imagination, initiative, and readiness to undertake new projects. "An enterprising young man likely to go far"




Definition of Enterprising

1. a. Having a disposition for enterprise; characterized by enterprise; resolute, active or prompt to attempt; as, an enterprising man or firm.

Definition of Enterprising

1. Adjective. Displaying bravery and daring in the attempt of some task. ¹

2. Adjective. Being very able and ingenious in business dealings. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Enterprising

1. [adj]

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Literary usage of Enterprising

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1. History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France: From the by William Francis Patrick Napier (1862)
"... whose refusal to reinforce Drouet he thought had caused the loss of Almaraz, and he affirmed that if Hill had been more enterprising the arsenal of ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1831)
"... and the fabulous exploits of Uther's son, appear less incredible than the adventures which were achieved by the enterprising valour of the Normans. ..."

3. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1910)
"enterprising Elgin A Growing Oregon Town in the Center of a Great Agricultural District —A Little City with a Big Shipping Business By \VC COWGILL ELGIN, ..."

4. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers by Henry David Thoreau (1873)
"to believe that they were then in a higher southern latitude than had been attained by that enterprising seaman, the late Captain James ..."

5. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1893)
"In any case it is not impossible that enterprising men of business had even before Ulman Stromer conceived the plan of establishing paper-mills with the ..."

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