Webster 1913 Edition
That which is undertaken; something attempted to be performed; a work projected which involves activity, courage, energy, and the like; a bold, arduous, or hazardous attempt; an undertaking;
as, a manly
enterprise; a warlike
Their hands can not perform their
Job v. 12.
Willingness or eagerness to engage in labor which requires boldness, promptness, energy, and like qualities;
as, a man of great.
To undertake; to begin and attempt to perform; to venture upon.
The business must be
What would I not renounce or
To treat with hospitality; to entertain.
Him at the threshold met, and well did
To undertake an enterprise, or something hazardous or difficult.
Webster 1828 Edition
Their hands cannot perform their enterprise. Job.5.
The business must be enterprised this night.