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|Noun||1.||business activity - activity undertaken as part of a commercial enterprise|
endeavor, endeavour, enterprise - a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness); "he had doubts about the whole enterprise"
business enterprise, commercial enterprise, business - the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business"
operation - a business especially one run on a large scale; "a large-scale farming operation"; "a multinational operation"; "they paid taxes on every stage of the operation"; "they had to consolidate their operations"
business - the volume of commercial activity; "business is good today"; "show me where the business was today"
wash - any enterprise in which losses and gains cancel out; "at the end of the year the accounting department showed that it was a wash"