Definitions for capital

Definitions for (noun) capital

Main entry: cap, capital, chapiter

Definition: the upper part of a column that supports the entablature

Main entry: majuscule, upper-case letter, uppercase, capital, capital letter

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

Usage: printers once kept the type for capitals and for small letters in separate cases; capitals were kept in the upper half of the type case and so became known as upper-case letters

Main entry: Capital, Das Kapital

Definition: a book written by Karl Marx (1867) describing his economic theories

Main entry: Capital, Washington

Definition: the federal government of the United States

Main entry: capital

Definition: a seat of government

Main entry: capital

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

Usage: the crime capital of Italy; the drug capital of Columbia

Main entry: capital

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

Main entry: working capital, capital

Definition: assets available for use in the production of further assets

Definitions for (adj) capital

Main entry: majuscule, capital, great

Definition: uppercase

Usage: capital A; great A; many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script

Main entry: capital

Definition: of primary importance

Usage: our capital concern was to avoid defeat

Main entry: capital

Definition: first-rate

Usage: a capital fellow; a capital idea

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