Franchise in a sentence as a noun

A local Subway franchise was the very first company that hired me.

The hotel you stayed at is most likely owned by a franchise group and operated by a GM.

Get hold of a copy the McDonalds franchise operations manual.

Use of the alternative method usually reduces the franchise tax to a very low level.

But it's intellectually dishonest to lump that question in with franchise laws and licenses for florists.

They run very risk-averse business models -- preferring to milk big, cash cow franchises for all they're worth before being dragged, kicking and screaming, into new IP.

Franchise in a sentence as a verb

Meanwhile, the stuff I did at work didn't actually scratch that itch: it was either huge franchise games I couldn't care less about or technology stack stuff that wasn't an actual game.

Compare with even the most grindtastic MMO's out there, even the most rehashed FPS or football franchise you can think of, and there's still a skill component that these wannabes can't grok.

Sega hasn't made a good game in over a decade – I won't even blame that on their pursuing a "mature and edgy" vibe with the Sonic franchise, though they seem to think that's what gamers want.

It didn't always used to be this way. The focus seems to have moved away from protecting primarily an author's rights to a creative work during his lifetime to protecting a "franchise," often corporate, that lasts well beyond the lives of those around when a work is created.

Microsoft’s fixation on the windows ecosystem proved to a huge distraction and ultimately made them miss the internet/advertising and the mobile markets both which proved to be gigantic compared to the windows franchise.

That's a hallowed franchise in gaming, in my opinion, a unique IP that stood among the ranks of Civilization in its own way for many years and spawned really fun games like SimTower and SimAnt, and after this it will never be the same.

Franchise definitions


an authorization to sell a company's goods or services in a particular place


a business established or operated under an authorization to sell or distribute a company's goods or services in a particular area

See also: dealership


a statutory right or privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote)

See also: enfranchisement


grant a franchise to