Incorporated vs Enterprises - What's the difference?

incorporated | enterprises |


As verbs the difference between incorporated and enterprises

is that incorporated is (incorporate) while enterprises is (enterprise).

As an adjective incorporated

is (us english) a type of company, a legal entity where the ownership has been arranged into shares a shareholder has no responsibilities to the company and the potential losses of the shareholder are limited to the value of the stock turning to zero in the case of a bankruptcy.

incorporated

English

Adjective

(head)
  • (US English) A type of company, a legal entity where the ownership has been arranged into shares. A shareholder has no responsibilities to the company and the potential losses of the shareholder are limited to the value of the stock turning to zero in the case of a bankruptcy.
  • See also

    There are further distinctions to the type of Incorporated company in UK English. * Public Limited Liability Company, PLC (UK English) * Limited Liability Company, LLC (UK English)

    Verb

    (head)
  • (incorporate)
  • enterprises

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (enterprise)
  • Anagrams

    *

    enterprise

    Alternative forms

    * enterprize (chiefly archaic) * entreprise (chiefly archaic)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A company, business, organization, or other purposeful endeavor.
  • The (GSEs) are a group of financial services corporations which have been created by the United States Congress.
    A micro-enterprise is defined as a business having 5 or fewer employees and a low seed capital.
  • An undertaking or project, especially a daring and courageous one.
  • Biosphere 2 was a scientific enterprise aimed at the exploration of the complex web of interactions within life systems.
  • A willingness to undertake new or risky projects; energy and initiative.
  • He has shown great enterprise throughout his early career.
  • an active participation in projects
  • Synonyms

    * initiative

    Derived terms

    * enterprising * commercial enterprise * scientific enterprise

    Verb

    (enterpris)
  • To undertake an enterprise, or something hazardous or difficult.
  • (Alexander Pope)
  • To undertake; to begin and attempt to perform; to venture upon.
  • * Dryden
  • The business must be enterprised this night.
  • * T. Otway
  • What would I not renounce or enterprise for you!
  • To treat with hospitality; to entertain.
  • * Spenser
  • Him at the threshold met, and well did enterprise .
    (Webster 1913)