Entrepreneurship vs Incubate - What's the difference?

entrepreneurship | incubate |


As a noun entrepreneurship

is the art or science of innovation and risk-taking for profit in business.

As a verb incubate is

to brood, raise, or maintain eggs, organisms, or living tissue through the provision of ideal environmental conditions.

entrepreneurship

Noun

(-)
  • The art or science of innovation and risk-taking for profit in business.
  • The quality of being an entrepreneur.
  • incubate

    English

    Verb

    (incubat)
  • To brood, raise, or maintain eggs, organisms, or living tissue through the provision of ideal environmental conditions.
  • * 1975:' , ''Adventures in Prayer'', New York, Ballantine Books, December 1976, page 46 - Part of our problem in praying for our children, he suggested, is the time lage, the necessary slow maturation of our prayers. But that's the way of God's rhythm in nature. For instance, the hen must patiently sit on her eggs to ' incubate them before the baby chicks hatch.
  • * 1985:' , ''Blood Meridian'', New York, Vintage International, May 1992, page 3 - The mother dead these fourteen years did ' incubate in her own bosom the creature who would carry her off.
  • * 2004:' , ''The Know-It-All: One Man's Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World'' New York, Simon & Schuster, 2004, page 50 - The female cichlid fish are called "mouth breeders," which means they ' incubate eggs in their mouth.
  • To incubate metaphorically; to ponder an idea slowly and deliberately as if in preparation for hatching it.
  • * 1992:' , ''The Songwriters Idea Book: 40 Strategies to Excite Your Imagination, Help You Design Distinctive Songs, and Keep Your Creative Flow'', Cincinnati, Writer's Digest Books, 1992, page 96. - When you've got your theme–let the concept ' incubate . Walk around with it, sleep on it.
  • Derived terms

    * incubation * incubative * incubator