Definitions for: Enterprising

[adj] marked by aggressive ambition and energy and initiative; "an aggressive young exective"; "a pushful insurance agent"; "a pushing youth intent on getting on in the world"
[adj] marked by imagination, initiative, and readiness to undertake new projects; "an enterprising foreign policy"; "an enterprising young man likely to go far"

Webster (1913) Definition: En"ter*pri`sing, a.
Having a disposition for enterprise; characterized by
enterprise; resolute, active or prompt to attempt; as, an
enterprising man or firm. -- En"ter*pri`sing*ly, adv.

Synonyms: aggressive, ambitious, energetic, entrepreneurial, gumptious, industrious, pushful, pushing, pushy, up-and-coming

Antonyms: nonenterprising, unenterprising

See Also: adventuresome, adventurous

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