- assets remaining after deduction of liabilities; the net worth of a business.
- the ownership interest in a business.
OTHER WORDS FOR capital
Origin of capital1
synonym study for capital
words often confused with capital
OTHER WORDS FROM capitalcap·i·tal·ness, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH capitalcapital , Capitol (see confusables note at the current entry)
Words nearby capital
Other definitions for capital (2 of 2)
Origin of capital2
How to use capital in a sentence
Amazon on Thursday announced the first companies to receive money from a $2 billion venture capital fund it formed to help combat climate change.Podcast: Amazon exec on the company's Climate Pledge Fund|Dan Primack|September 17, 2020|Axios
That’s been the pattern for other recent high-profile, venture-capital backed IPOs.Investors in Snowflake’s IPO should prepare for a second-day slump|Oliver Staley|September 17, 2020|Quartz
This capital has helped to de-risk the fund’s investments, allowing it the flexibility to invest in firms that banks might turn away.Opportunity Zones haven’t fully reached their potential, but don’t write them off yet|jakemeth|September 16, 2020|Fortune
So the 11% drop in the valuation would leave investors with a 1% annual capital gain.Will tech stocks stumble or slide? What the fundamentals tell us|Shawn Tully|September 16, 2020|Fortune
Those arrangements offer businesses more flexibility with their capital.
Gunshots rang out in Paris this morning on a second day of deadly violence that has stunned the French capital.
The mistletoe must have been hanging right across the aisle on Capital Hill.
The second major split between the capital and the court occurred over oral care.
Ah, gay Paree—the French capital has practically announced its own LGBT friendliness since the Belle Époque.
And the capital city is a veritable utopia of acceptance and integration.
"Capital, capital," his lordship would remark with great alacrity, when there was no other way of escape.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
When we speak against one capital vice, we ought to speak against its opposite; the middle betwixt both is the point for virtue.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
The moon rose on a terrified mob trudging or riding the forty miles of road between Meerut and the Mogul capital.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
It is the quiet chef lieu of the Allier, and was once the capital of the Bourbonnais.
All possibility of a general increase of wages depended on the relation of available capital to the numbers of the working men.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
British Dictionary definitions for capital (1 of 2)
- the seat of government of a country or other political unit
- (as modifier)a capital city
- the ownership interests of a business as represented by the excess of assets over liabilities
- the nominal value of the authorized or issued shares
- (as modifier)capital issues
- a capital letterAbbreviation: cap., cap
- (as modifier)capital B
Word Origin for capital
British Dictionary definitions for capital (2 of 2)
Word Origin for capital
Cultural definitions for capital (1 of 2)
In architecture, the top portion of a column.
notes for capital
Cultural definitions for capital (2 of 2)
Money used to finance the purchase of the means of production, such as machines, or the machines themselves.
Other Idioms and Phrases with capital
see make capital out of.