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.
Origin of capitalize
Synonyms for capitalize
Examples from the Web for capitalise
Historical Examples of capitalise
James as a temperamental Puritan—one is forced to capitalise the unhappy word!Unicorns
So evidence was given as to his income; and the idea was to capitalise it at £8,000.
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
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.
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