Meaning of 'capital'

Find the meaning of the word ‘capital’

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Meaning of ‘capital’

9 definitions found.




Example: "capital A"

Synonyms: great


of primary importance

Example: "our capital concern was to avoid defeat"

Synonyms: basal



Example: "a capital fellow"


the upper part of a column that supports the entablature

Synonyms: cap chapiter


one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis

Example: "printers once kept the type for capitals and for small letters in separate cases"

Synonyms: uppercase


a seat of government


a center that is associated more than any other with some activity or product

Example: "the crime capital of Italy"


wealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business and human resources of economic value


assets available for use in the production of further assets

Synonyms: working capital

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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