Pronunciation of Cap  

English Meaning

  1. A usually soft and close-fitting head covering, either having no brim or with a visor.
  2. A special head covering worn to indicate rank, occupation, or membership in a particular group: a cardinal's cap; a sailor's cap.
  3. An academic mortarboard. Used especially in the phrase cap and gown.
  4. A protective cover or seal, especially one that closes off an end or a tip: a bottle cap; a 35-millimeter lens cap.
  5. A crown for covering or sealing a tooth.
  6. A tread for a worn pneumatic tire.
  7. A fitted covering used to seal a well or large pipe.
  8. Chiefly Southern U.S. See eye.
  9. A summit or top, as of a mountain.
  10. An upper limit; a ceiling: placed a cap on mortgage rates.
  11. Architecture The capital of a column.
  12. Botany The top part, or pileus, of a mushroom.
  13. Botany A calyptra.
  14. A percussion cap.
  15. A small explosive charge enclosed in paper for use in a toy gun.
  16. Any of several sizes of writing paper, such as foolscap.
  17. Sports An appearance by a player in an international soccer game, traditionally rewarded with a hat.
  18. To cover, protect, or seal with a cap.
  19. To award a special cap to as a sign of rank or achievement: capped the new women nurses at graduation.
  20. To lie over or on top of; cover: hills capped with snow.
  21. To apply the finishing touch to; complete: cap a meal with dessert.
  22. To follow with something better; surpass or outdo: capped his last trick with a disappearing act that brought the audience to its feet.
  23. To set an upper limit on: decided to cap cost-of-living increases.
  24. cap in hand Humbly or submissively.
  25. set (one's) cap for To attempt to attract and win as a mate.
  26. A capital letter.
  27. To capitalize.
  28. Informal Capital: venture cap.
  29. Informal Capitalization: market cap.


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