Synonyms for (noun) capital

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: 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

Similar words: grapheme, graphic symbol, character

Definition: a written symbol that is used to represent speech

Usage: the Greek alphabet has 24 characters


Synonyms: Capital, Das Kapital

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

Similar words: book

Definition: a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together)

Usage: I am reading a good book on economics


Synonyms: Capital, Washington

Definition: the federal government of the United States

Similar words: federal government

Definition: a government with strong central powers


Synonyms: capital

Definition: a seat of government

Similar words: seat

Definition: a center of authority (as a city from which authority is exercised)


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: centre, center

Definition: a place where some particular activity is concentrated

Usage: they received messages from several centers


Synonyms: capital

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

Similar words: assets

Definition: anything of material value or usefulness that is owned by a person or company


Synonyms: working capital, capital

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

Similar words: assets

Definition: anything of material value or usefulness that is owned by a person or company

Synonyms for (adjective) capital

Synonyms: majuscule, capital, great

Definition: uppercase

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

Similar words: uppercase

Definition: relating to capital letters which were kept in the top half of a compositor's type case

Usage: uppercase letters; X and Y and Z etc


Synonyms: capital

Definition: of primary importance

Usage: our capital concern was to avoid defeat

Similar words: primary

Definition: of first rank or importance or value; direct and immediate rather than secondary

Usage: primary goals; a primary effect; primary sources; a primary interest


Synonyms: capital

Definition: first-rate

Usage: a capital fellow; a capital idea

Similar words: superior

Definition: of high or superior quality or performance

Usage: superior wisdom derived from experience; superior math students