verb (used with object), cap·i·tal·ized, cap·i·tal·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), cap·i·tal·ized, cap·i·tal·iz·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM capitalizecap·i·tal·iz·a·ble, adjectivecap·i·tal·iz·er, nounnon·cap·i·tal·ized, adjectiveun·cap·i·tal·ized, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for capitalize
James as a temperamental Puritan—one is forced to capitalise the unhappy word!Unicorns|James Huneker
Dollar credit will be a world necessity if we capitalise the opportunity that peace may bring us.
It is, therefore, up to the American exporter to capitalise the needs of the nation and the good will that it bears toward us.
So evidence was given as to his income; and the idea was to capitalise it at £8,000.Railway Adventures and Anecdotes|Various
This transaction furnishes a fair illustration of the basis on which this inner group is able to capitalise its financial power.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
British Dictionary definitions for capitalize
verb (mainly tr)
- to estimate the present value of (a periodical income)
- to compute the present value of (a business) from actual or potential earnings