Synonyms of caps


1. cap, headdress, headgear

usage: a tight-fitting headdress

2. cap, top, cover

usage: a top (as for a bottle)

3. detonator, detonating device, cap, explosive device

usage: a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive; can be used to initiate the reaction of a disrupting explosive

4. cap, protective covering, protective cover, protection

usage: something serving as a cover or protection

5. cap, pileus, plant part, plant structure

usage: a fruiting structure resembling an umbrella or a cone that forms the top of a stalked fleshy fungus such as a mushroom

6. hood, cap, covering, natural covering, cover

usage: a protective covering that is part of a plant

7. ceiling, roof, cap, control

usage: an upper limit on what is allowed; "he put a ceiling on the number of women who worked for him"; "there was a roof on salaries"; "they established a cap for prices"

8. crown, crownwork, jacket, jacket crown, cap, dental appliance

usage: (dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth; "tomorrow my dentist will fit me for a crown"

9. capital, chapiter, cap, top

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


1. cap, crest, lie

usage: lie at the top of; "Snow capped the mountains"

2. cap, limit, circumscribe, confine

usage: restrict the number or amount of; "We had to cap the number of people we can accept into our club"

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Definition and meaning of caps (Dictionary)