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capital

 
Adjective capital has 4 senses
  1. capital - first-rate; "a capital fellow"; "a capital idea"
    Antonym:
    inferior (indirect, via superior)
  2. capital - punishable by death; "a capital offense"
    Antonym:
    frivolous (indirect, via serious)
  3. capital - of primary important; "our capital concern was to avoid defeat"
    Antonym:
    secondary (indirect, via primary)
  4. capital, great, majuscule - uppercase; "capital A"; "great A"; "many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script"
    Antonym: lowercase (indirect, via uppercase)
Noun capital has 6 senses
  1. capital, working capital - assets available for use in the production of further assets
    --1 is a kind of assets
    --1 has members: liquid assets, quick assets
    --1 has particulars:
     stock; venture capital, risk capital; operating capital; seed money
    Derived forms: verb capitalize4, verb capitalize6, verb capitalise1, verb capitalise4, verb capitalise5, verb capitalise6
  2. capital - wealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business and human resources of economic value
    --2 is a kind of
    assets
    --2 has particulars:
     endowment, endowment fund; means, substance; principal, corpus, principal sum
    Derived form: verb capitalise4
  3. capital - a seat of government
    --3 is a kind of
    seat
    --3 has particulars:
     Camelot; national capital; provincial capital; state capital; George Town; Bridgetown, capital of Barbados; Bratislava, capital of Slovakia, Pressburg, Pozsony; Sucre; Belfast, capital of Northern Ireland; Edinburgh; Cardiff; Minsk, capital of Belarus; Tallinn, Tallin, capital of Estonia; Riga, capital of Latvia; Vilnius, Vilna, Vilno, Wilno, capital of Lithuania; Kishinev, Chisinau, capital of Moldova; Kyyiv, Kiev, capital of the Ukraine; Yerevan, Jerevan, Erivan, capital of Armenia; Baku, capital of Azerbaijan; Tbilisi, Tiflis, capital of Georgia; Astana, Akmola, capital of Kazakhstan; Bishkek, Biskek, Frunze, capital of Kyrgyzstan; Dushanbe, Dusanbe, Dyushambe, Stalinabad, capital of Tajikistan; Ashkhabad, capital of Turkmenistan; Tashkent, Taskent, capital of Uzbek
  4. capital, capital letter, upper case, upper-case letter, majuscule - one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis; "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"
    --4 is a kind of character, grapheme, graphic symbol
    --4 has particulars: small capital, small cap
    Derived forms: verb capitalize3, verb capitalise3
  5. Das Kapital, Capital - a book written by Karl Marx (1867) describing his economic theories
    --5 is a kind of book
  6. capital, chapiter, cap - the upper part of a column that supports the entablature
    --6 is a kind of top
    --6 is a part of column, pillar
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