Capitalize

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Capitalize Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • convert (a company''s reserve funds) into capital
  • consider expenditures as capital assets rather than expenses
  • compute the present value of a business or an income
  • write in capital letters
  • draw advantages from; "he is capitalizing on her mistake"; "she took advantage of his absence to meet her lover"
  • supply with capital, as of a business by using a combination of capital used by investors and debt capital provided by lenders

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Capitalize Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Capitalise (British spelling) or capitalize (North American spelling) means to make one or more letters upper case. The first letter of a sentence is capitalised in many languages, as are the first letters of proper nouns such as names of people and places. In German, however, all nouns are capitalized. It is the only language to do that.

The homonym capitalize is a different word, and means "to fully fund as an investment".



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Capitalize Sample Sentences in News


  • Chevy editing TV ads to capitalize on awkward World Series fail
    After sponsoring a World Series MVP presentation that went viral for its cringe-worthy sloppiness, Chevrolet is trying desperately to throw that publicity in reverse. Rikk Wilde aka “Chevy Guy” inadvertently... Read more on this news related to 'Capitalize'
  • Obama Looks to Boost Women’s Vote in Rhode Island Speech
    Trying to capitalize on yesterday’s news that the U.S. economy expanded more than forecast in the third quarter, President Barack Obama today will try to rally female voters in Providence, Rhode Island, four days ahead of the U.S. midterm elections. Read more on this news related to 'Capitalize'
  • Glaxo Considers ViiV IPO to Capitalize on HIV-Drug Sales
    GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK) is exploring an initial public offering for its Viiv Healthcare Ltd. subsidiary to capitalize on the unit’s soaring sales of HIV drugs even as revenue for the parent company declines. Read more on this news related to 'Capitalize'

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