1. in a widespread way

    Examples :
    • oxidation ponds are extensively used for sewage treatment in the Midwest


  1. having no known beginning and presumably no end

    Synonyms : dateless, sempiternal
    Examples :
    • time is endless
  2. tiresomely long; seemingly without end

    Synonyms : eternal, interminable
    Examples :
    • endless debates
    • an endless conversation
  3. having the ends united so as to form a continuous whole

    Examples :
    • an endless chain
  4. infinitely great in number

    Examples :
    • endless waves


  1. readiness to embark on bold new ventures

    Synonyms : enterprisingness, go-ahead, initiative
    Type Of : drive
  2. a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)

    Synonyms : endeavor, endeavour
    Type Of : undertaking, labor, project, task
    Examples :
    • he had doubts about the whole enterprise
  3. an organization created for business ventures

    Type Of : organization, organisation
    Examples :
    • a growing enterprise must have a bold leader


  1. the occupation for which you are paid

    Synonyms : work
    Type Of : occupation, business, job, line, line of work
    Examples :
    • he is looking for employment
  2. the act of giving someone a job

    Synonyms : engagement
    Type Of : action
  3. the act of using

    Synonyms : exercise, usage, use, utilisation, utilization
    Type Of : activity
  4. the state of being employed or having a job

    Synonyms : employ
    Antonyms : unemployment
    Type Of : state
    Examples :
    • they are looking for employment


  1. increased or intensified in value or beauty or quality

    Examples :
    • her enhanced beauty was the result of a good night's sleep rather than makeup
    • careful cleaning was responsible for the enhanced value of the painting


  1. a neurochemical occurring naturally in the brain and having analgesic properties

    Type Of : neurochemical, peptide


  1. attracting or delighting

    Synonyms : piquant
    Examples :
    • an engaging frankness


  1. feeling great rapture or delight

    Synonyms : ecstatic, rapt, rapturous, rhapsodic


  1. right granted by law or contract (especially a right to benefits)

    Type Of : claim, title
    Examples :
    • entitlements make up the major part of the federal budget


  1. the branch of biology that studies the formation and early development of living organisms

    Type Of : biological science, biology