Definition for EN'TER-PRISE

EN'TER-PRISE, n. [s as z. Fr. from entreprendre, to undertake; entre, in or between, and prendre, to take, prise, a taking.]

That which is undertaken or attempted to be performed; an attempt; a project attempted; particularly, a bold, arduous or hazardous undertaking, either physical or moral. The attack on Stoney Point was a bold, but successful enterprise. The attempts to evangelize the heathen are noble enterprises. Their hands can not perform their enterprise. Job v.

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