1 undertaking, project, venture, adventure, effort, programme, plan, scheme:
His latest enterprise involves establishing a chain of pizza shops.
2 boldness, daring, courage, mettle, adventurousness, audacity, enthusiasm, zeal, energy, spirit, drive, vigour, ambition, initiative, push, eagerness, determination, resolve, purposefulness, purpose; aggressiveness; Colloq get-up-and-go, zip, pep, gumption, guts, US starch:
It takes a lot of enterprise to start your own business.
3 business, operation, firm, company, concern, establishment:
We began this enterprise on a shoestring.