What does the word enterprise mean?

Usage examples for enterprise

  1. I do begin to doubt our enterprise, The grand Escape from Woman. – Emblems Of Love by Lascelles Abercrombie
  2. The widow was delighted at the enterprise of her son. – Tales of the Chesapeake by George Alfred Townsend
  3. It was a desperate enterprise, after all, and I ought to have realized the danger of your brother being tempted to use violence. – The Golden Web by Anthony Partridge