Synonyms for (noun) cap

Synonyms: cap

Definition: a tight-fitting headdress

Similar words: headdress, headgear

Definition: clothing for the head


Synonyms: cap

Definition: a top (as for a bottle)

Similar words: top, cover

Definition: covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container)

Usage: he removed the top of the carton; he couldn't get the top off of the bottle; put the cover back on the kettle


Synonyms: cap

Definition: something serving as a cover or protection

Similar words: protection, protective cover, protective covering

Definition: a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury

Usage: they had no protection from the fallout; wax provided protection for the floors


Synonyms: cap, capital, chapiter

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

Similar words: top

Definition: the upper part of anything

Usage: the mower cuts off the tops of the grass; the title should be written at the top of the first page


Synonyms: crown, crownwork, cap, jacket, jacket crown

Definition: (dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth

Usage: tomorrow my dentist will fit me for a crown

Similar words: dental appliance

Definition: a device to repair teeth or replace missing teeth


Synonyms: detonating device, detonator, cap

Definition: a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive; can be used to initiate the reaction of a disrupting explosive

Similar words: explosive device

Definition: device that bursts with sudden violence from internal energy


Synonyms: roof, ceiling, cap

Definition: an upper limit on what is allowed

Usage: he put a ceiling on the number of women who worked for him; there was a roof on salaries; they established a cap for prices

Similar words: control

Definition: the economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc.

Usage: they wanted to repeal all the legislation that imposed economic controls


Synonyms: hood, cap

Definition: a protective covering that is part of a plant

Similar words: cover, covering, natural covering

Definition: a natural object that covers or envelops

Usage: under a covering of dust; the fox was flushed from its cover


Synonyms: pileus, cap

Definition: a fruiting structure resembling an umbrella or a cone that forms the top of a stalked fleshy fungus such as a mushroom

Similar words: plant part, plant structure

Definition: any part of a plant or fungus

Synonyms for (verb) cap

Synonyms: cap

Definition: restrict the number or amount of

Usage: We had to cap the number of people we can accept into our club

Similar words: circumscribe, limit, confine

Definition: restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"


Synonyms: cap, crest

Definition: lie at the top of

Usage: Snow capped the mountains

Similar words: lie

Definition: be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position