Definitions For Emprise

Verb

emprises , emprising , emprised (obsolete) To undertake.

Noun

EMPRISE (plural EMPRISEs) (archaic) An enterprise or endeavor, especially a quest or adventure. (archaic) The qualities which prompt one to undertake difficult and dangerous exploits; chivalric prowess.

Alternative forms

emprize

Etymology

{{PIE root, en, gʰed}} From {{etyl, fro, en}} emprise, emprinse, from (Late Latin)  *imprensa, from {{etyl, la, en}} in- + prehendere, , to take.

Anagrams

empires, epimers, imprese, permies, premies, premise, spireme

Is Emprise a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
11
Words with Friends
13

The word Emprise is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Emprise in a Sentence

  • He always seems to be having the sort of high emprise that most of us experience only in our dreams

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