CAPITAL MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Capital Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) See Capital letter, under Capital, a.
  2. (n.) Money, property, or stock employed in trade, manufactures, etc.; the sum invested or lent, as distinguished from the income or interest. See Capital stock, under Capital, a.
  3. (a.) Anything which can be used to increase ones power or influence.
  4. (a.) That portion of the produce of industry, which may be directly employed either to support human beings or to assist in production.
  5. (n.) Of first rate quality; excellent; as, a capital speech or song.
  6. (n.) Having reference to, or involving, the forfeiture of the head or life; affecting life; punishable with death; as, capital trials; capital punishment.
  7. (n.) The head or uppermost member of a column, pilaster, etc. It consists generally of three parts, abacus, bell (or vase), and necking. See these terms, and Column.
  8. (n.) Of or pertaining to the head.
  9. (a.) A chapter, or section, of a book.
  10. (n.) Chief, in a political sense, as being the seat of the general government of a state or nation; as, Washington and Paris are capital cities.
  11. (n.) First in importance; chief; principal.
  12. (n.) The seat of government; the chief city or town in a country; a metropolis.
  13. (a.) An imaginary line dividing a bastion, ravelin, or other work, into two equal parts.


Synonyms:
Cap, Chapiter, Great, Majuscule,

• Capitalist Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) One who has capital; one who has money for investment, or money invested; esp. a person of large property, which is employed in business.


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