Results for capital

Definitions of capital:

part of speech: adjective

Relating to the head: involving the loss of the head: chief: principal: important.

part of speech: noun

The ornamental part of a column, pillar, or pilaster placed at the top immediately over the shaft, but under the entablature; a chief city or town; a large letter or type; a stock- in- trade, consisting of money or goods.

part of speech: noun

The head or top part of a column or pillar: the chief or most important thing: the chief city of a country: a large letter: the stock or money for carrying on any business.

part of speech: verb transitive

To furnish or crown with a capital, as a pillar or column. " The white column capitalled with gilding."- Charlotte Bronte.

part of speech: noun

The chief city or town in a kingdom or state; a letter of the larger king such as is used to begin sentences, proper nouns, etc.; the sum invested in any particular business; stock or resources of any kind, moral or physical; that part of wealth which is employed in the production of more money; the top of a column or pillar.

part of speech: adjective

Chief; principal; first in importance; punishable by loss of life; great; large of size.

part of speech: adjective

Punishable with death; first in importance; chief; excellent; first rate.

part of speech: adverb

Capitally.

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