Need another word that means the same as “enterprising”? Find 6 synonyms and 30 related words for “enterprising” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Enterprising” are: resourceful, imaginative, ingenious, inventive, original, creative
Enterprising as an Adjective
Definitions of "Enterprising" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “enterprising” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- Marked by imagination, initiative, and readiness to undertake new projects.
- Having or showing initiative and resourcefulness.
Synonyms of "Enterprising" as an adjective (6 Words)
|creative||Having good imagination or original ideas.|
|imaginative||(used of persons or artifacts) marked by independence and creativity in thought or action.|
Making imaginative use of computer software.
|ingenious||(of a machine or idea) cleverly and originally devised and well suited to its purpose.|
|inventive||Having the ability to create or design new things or to think originally.|
|original||Not dependent on other people’s ideas; inventive or novel.|
His work is based on only original not secondary sources.
|resourceful||Having inner resources; adroit or imaginative.|
He maintained her reputation for being a resourceful problem solver.
Usage Examples of "Enterprising" as an adjective
- Some enterprising teachers have started their own recycling programmes.
- An enterprising young man likely to go far.
- An enterprising foreign policy.
Associations of "Enterprising" (30 Words)
|active||An active form of a verb.|
An active seaport.
|ambitious||Having or showing a strong desire and determination to succeed.|
|assiduity||Great and constant diligence and attention.|
The assiduity with which he could wear down his opponents.
|assiduous||Showing great care and perseverance.|
Her assiduous attempts to learn French.
|bustling||Moving about in an energetic and busy manner.|
The bustling little town.
|cheerily||In a cheerful manner.|
He chats cheerily about city living.
|diligence||A diligent effort.|
His diligence won him quick promotions.
|diligent||Characterized by care and perseverance in carrying out tasks.|
After diligent searching he found a parcel.
|driven||Operated, moved, or controlled by a specified person or source of power.|
Wind driven sand.
|eager||Strongly wanting to do or have something.|
Eager to learn.
|effervescent||Used of wines and waters; charged naturally or artificially with carbon dioxide.|
An effervescent mixture of cheap wine fruit flavours sugar and carbon dioxide.
|energetic||Showing or involving great activity or vitality.|
Energetic X rays.
|feisty||Touchy and aggressive.|
A love story with a feisty heroine who s more than a pretty face.
|hardworking||Characterized by hard work and perseverance.|
|indefatigable||Showing sustained enthusiastic action with unflagging vitality.|
An indefatigable advocate of equal rights.
|industrious||Characterized by hard work and perseverance.|
An industrious people striving to make their country prosperous.
|inexhaustible||Incapable of being entirely consumed or used up.|
An inexhaustible supply of coal.
|intelligent||Having the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree.|
Is there intelligent life in the universe.
|motivated||Provided with a motive or given incentive for action.|
A group of politically motivated men.
An overambitious expansion programme.
|painstaking||Characterized by extreme care and great effort.|
Painstaking attention to detail.
|propulsive||Having the quality of driving or pushing forwards.|
A strong blast of air gave the vehicle its propulsive force.
|sedulous||(of a person or action) showing dedication and diligence.|
He watched himself with the most sedulous care.
|sprightly||(especially of an old person) lively; full of energy.|
A sprightly dance.
|steadily||In a controlled or unwavering manner.|
The business has been growing steadily.
|strenuous||Characterized by or performed with much energy or force.|
The government made strenuous efforts to upgrade the quality of the teaching profession.
|striving||An effortful attempt to attain a goal.|
|tireless||Characterized by hard work and perseverance.|
A tireless campaigner.
|unflagging||Showing sustained enthusiastic action with unflagging vitality.|
His apparently unflagging enthusiasm impressed her.
|vigorous||Characterized by or involving physical strength, effort, or energy.|
Vigorous opposition to the war.