What does entrepreneur mean?

Definitions for entrepreneur
ˌɑn trə prəˈnɜr, -ˈnʊər, -ˈnyʊər, ɑ̃ˌ-en·tre·pre·neur

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. entrepreneur, enterprisernoun

    someone who organizes a business venture and assumes the risk for it


  1. Entrepreneurnoun

    One who takes the initiative to create a product or establish a business for profit; generally, whoever undertakes on his own account an enterprise in which others are employed and risks are taken. F. A. Walker.

    Etymology: [F. See Enterprise.]


  1. entrepreneurnoun

    A person who organizes and operates a business venture and assumes much of the associated risk.

    Etymology: From entrepreneur.

  2. entrepreneurnoun

    A person who organizes a risky activity of any kind and acts substantially in the manner of a business entrepreneur.

    Etymology: From entrepreneur.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Entrepreneurnoun

    one who creates a product on his own account; whoever undertakes on his own account an industrial enterprise in which workmen are employed

    Etymology: [F. See Enterprise.]


  1. Entrepreneur

    An entrepreneur is an individual who organizes and operates a business or businesses, taking on financial risk to do so.

Editors Contribution

  1. entrepreneur

    A person who creates a business that functions easily, efficiently and effectively.

    Entrepreneurs are eligible for a variety of finance grants.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 7, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of entrepreneur in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of entrepreneur in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of entrepreneur in a Sentence

  1. Vanessa Jameson:

    As an entrepreneur, you have to be able to jump around and serve a lot of different functions in the business, especially when you’re starting out.

  2. Peter Drucker:

    The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    There would have been certainly less employee attrition & internal friction, lesser competition creation because of the least number of entrepreneur incubation outside their companies in the market; if those employers had recruited, recognized, rewarded and retained the right talent at the right position within their organisation at any point of time in any generation.

  4. Jeff Annison and Paul Scanlan:

    We’ll see novel and innovative ideas from entrepreneurs that haven’t had access to VCs and angels. For example, if you are an entrepreneur with a great idea for an app but happen to live in Kansas, it’s probably pretty hard to break into the VC community.

  5. Robert L Schwartz:

    The entrepreneur is essentially a visualizer and an actualizer. He can visualize something, and when visualizes it he sees exactly how to make it happen.

Images & Illustrations of entrepreneur

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    immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth
    • A. dangerous
    • B. suspicious
    • C. greedy
    • D. occasional

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