Synonyms of capital


1. capital, working capital, assets

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

2. capital, assets

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

3. capital, seat

usage: a seat of government

4. capital, capital letter, uppercase, upper-case letter, majuscule, character, grapheme, graphic symbol

usage: 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"

5. capital, center, centre

usage: a center that is associated more than any other with some activity or product; "the crime capital of Italy"; "the drug capital of Columbia"

6. Capital, Washington

usage: the federal government of the United States

7. Das Kapital, Capital

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

8. capital, chapiter, cap, top

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


1. capital, superior (vs. inferior)

usage: first-rate; "a capital fellow"; "a capital idea"

2. capital, primary (vs. secondary)

usage: of primary importance; "our capital concern was to avoid defeat"

3. capital, great, majuscule, uppercase (vs. lowercase)

usage: uppercase; "capital A"; "great A"; "many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script"

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