• WordNet 3.6
    • adv enterprisingly in an enterprising manner "`Let's go up that mountain,' she said enterprisingly"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Mr. Spock was second in command of the Starship Enterprise.
    • enterprisingly In an enterprising or resolute and adventurous manner.
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  • David Hume
    “Where ambition can cover its enterprises, even to the person himself, under the appearance of principle, it is the most incurable and inflexible of passions.”
  • Samuel Johnson
    “To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition, the end to which every enterprise and labor tends, and of which every desire prompts the prosecution.”
  • Demosthenes
    “Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.”
  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    “The method of the enterprising is to plan with audacity and execute with vigor.”
  • Joy Baluch
    Joy Baluch
    “God, Private Enterprise and government have made me what I am, and now they have to take some of the blame.”
  • Clark H. Minor
    Clark H. Minor
    “No sacrifice short of individual liberty, individual self-respect, and individual enterprise is too great a price to pay for permanent peace.”


In literature:

He, however, undertook the enterprise of building a church on speculation, being persuaded to do so by an outside Christian.
"The Von Toodleburgs" by F. Colburn Adams
Were he and Storri to embark upon this world-girdling enterprise, they must have money-help.
"The President" by Alfred Henry Lewis
To other causes than the vigour of the officer who conducted this enterprise, the capture of this important place is to be ascribed.
"The Life of George Washington, Vol. 2 (of 5)" by John Marshall
The best agents for securing active support for our enterprises are the attractions that these enterprises hold within themselves.
"Twentieth Century Negro Literature" by Various
From the artistic point of view the modern system of theatrical enterprise thus seems capable of improvement.
"Shakespeare and the Modern Stage" by Sir Sidney Lee
I am proud of this consummation of American enterprise!
"A Dream of Empire" by William Henry Venable
The thermometer during the month of October, at Fort Enterprise, never rose above 37 deg., or fell below 5 deg.
"Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in the years 1819-20-21-22, Volume 2" by John Franklin
He soon after undertook an enterprise more prudent for himself, and more advantageous to his people.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part B. From Henry III. to Richard III." by David Hume
There lived in Oxford one Richard Simon, a priest, who possessed some subtlety, and still more enterprise and temerity.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part C. From Henry VII. to Mary" by David Hume
Great severity was exercised against such as had taken part in these rash enterprises.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part D. From Elizabeth to James I." by David Hume

In poetry:

Faith is the brave endeavor
The splendid enterprise,
The strength to serve, whatever
Conditions may arise.
"Faith" by Samuel Ellsworth Kiser
We know he has much moral force;
Much that is good and great;
Much enterprise and energy,
Which we would imitate.
"Lines Of Annexation" by Nora Pembroke
A rural sentry, he from farm and field
The coming morn descries,
And, mankind's bugler, wakes
The camp of enterprise.
"The Cock's Clear Voice Into The Clearer Air" by Robert Louis Stevenson
That ENTERprise took MANagement.
They broke a wash-tub in the fray.
But mister goat was bathed all right
And bar-keep Simp was, too, they say.
"When Gassy Thompson Struck It Rich" by Vachel Lindsay
And young Sir Rat who did the deed,
Whose cleverness relieved their need,
His wondrous enterprise
Was lauded to the skies.
And everywhere his name
Was hailed with shouts of fame.
"How The Cat Was Belled" by Carolyn Wells
Mistrust your judgment then, of the mere means
To this wild enterprise. Say, you are right,—
How should one in your state e'er bring to pass
What would require a cool head, a cold heart,
And a calm hand? You never will escape.
"Pippa Passes: Part III: Evening" by Robert Browning

In news:

There are more than 100 vineyards and pick-your-own enterprises within striking distance, plus easy access to hiking, biking, and fishing.
The newest enterprise of the seven-restaurant mini-conglomerate is Centro Ristorante and Bar in Darien.
Canto 's Server, Enterprise and Options products have been available in Mac OS X versions for awhile.
Patagonian cashmere has gone "green" with a new certification by the Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network.
Plaque unveiled on Enterprise building.
ROCK-AND-ROLL is a sweaty enough enterprise without summer figuring into the picture.
Blancco says its solutions for enterprise data erasure combine smoother process automation with powerful multitasking capabilities.
Airmotive Enterprises, a fixture at the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport since 1958, may be in for new owners.
Defense opinions on enterprise, networking initiatives evolve.
Alaska and former Rep Vic Kohring, the wannabe champion of the oil industry and free enterprise, have irreconcilable differences.
FremantleMedia Enterprises makes children's and family entertainment look easy.
This spinoff enterprise has the same standards as its Buffalo Exchange parent: If it ain't stylin', it ain't tradin'.
One of Michael Vick's alleged cohorts in a dogfighting enterprise says the Atlanta Falcons quarterback personally took part in the execution of about eight dogs -- some by drowning, some by hanging.
Special to the Enterprise (yvona_f@yahoo.com), Adirondack Daily Enterprise.
IXL Enterprises Acquires Tessera Enterprise Systems.

In science:

The intelligent system is intended to act on its perceived environment in a way to achieve its maintenance goals and thereby enterprise common goals.
Towards an intelligence based conceptual framework for e-maintenance
An Enterprise Ris k Management Framework for Evaluation of eMaintenance. In International Journal of System Assurance Engineering and Management 1, no. 3: 219 –228. (2011) 27) Thomas, Philippe, and André Thomas.
Towards an intelligence based conceptual framework for e-maintenance
The NASA tool is also designed around an enterprise architecture and so can handle larger workloads.
Connecting the time domain community with the Virtual Astronomical Observatory
The cloud adoption toolkit: supporting cloud adoption decisions in the enterprise.
Pricing of insurance policies against cloud storage price rises
To improve this, Facilities must be viewed by senior management as a close partner of IT and more integral to the enterprises overall success.
The green grid saga - a green initiative to data centers: a review