Definitions of Emprise

  1. To undertake. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. An enterprise; endeavor; adventure. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. The qualifies which prompt one to undertake difficult and dangerous exploits. Webster Dictionary DB

Usage examples for Emprise

  1. Other men, perhaps, standing there upon the threshold of so daring an emprise would have known some temptation of fear or hesitation in such a fateful moment; but the great Capuchin friar neither paused nor hesitated. – Master Tales of Mystery, Volume 3 by Collected and Arranged by Francis J. Reynolds
  2. But where fair ladies are to view, Who may declare what knight may do, By noble emprise fired? – Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume XXIV. by Revised by Alexander Leighton