recapitalize

[ ree-kap-i-tl-ahyz ]
/ riˈkæp ɪ tlˌaɪz /

verb (used with object), re·cap·i·tal·ized, re·cap·i·tal·iz·ing.

to renew or change the capital of.

Nearby words

  1. recanalization,
  2. recant,
  3. recantation,
  4. recap,
  5. recapitalization,
  6. recapitulate,
  7. recapitulation,
  8. recapitulation theory,
  9. recaption,
  10. recapture

Also especially British, re·cap·i·tal·ise.

Origin of recapitalize

First recorded in 1940–45; re- + capitalize

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British Dictionary definitions for recapitalize

recapitalize

/ (riːˈkæpɪtəˌlaɪz) /

verb

to provide (a bank, financial institution, or corporation) with more capital
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