Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun cap

9 senses of cap

Sense 1
cap -- (a tight-fitting headdress)
       => headdress, headgear -- (clothing for the head)

Sense 2
cap -- (a top (as for a bottle))
       => top, cover -- (covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container); "he removed the top of the carton"; "he couldn't get the top off of the bottle"; "put the cover back on the kettle")

Sense 3
detonator, detonating device, cap -- (a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive; can be used to initiate the reaction of a disrupting explosive)
       => explosive device -- (device that bursts with sudden violence from internal energy)

Sense 4
cap -- (something serving as a cover or protection)
       => protective covering, protective cover, protection -- (a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury; "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors")

Sense 5
cap, pileus -- (a fruiting structure resembling an umbrella or a cone that forms the top of a stalked fleshy fungus such as a mushroom)
       => plant part, plant structure -- (any part of a plant or fungus)

Sense 6
hood, cap -- (a protective covering that is part of a plant)
       => covering, natural covering, cover -- (a natural object that covers or envelops; "under a covering of dust"; "the fox was flushed from its cover")

Sense 7
ceiling, roof, cap -- (an upper limit on what is allowed; "he put a ceiling on the number of women who worked for him"; "there was a roof on salaries"; "they established a cap for prices")
       => control -- (the economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc.; "they wanted to repeal all the legislation that imposed economic controls")

Sense 8
crown, crownwork, jacket, jacket crown, cap -- ((dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth; "tomorrow my dentist will fit me for a crown")
       => dental appliance -- (a device to repair teeth or replace missing teeth)

Sense 9
capital, chapiter, cap -- (the upper part of a column that supports the entablature)
       => top -- (the upper part of anything; "the mower cuts off the tops of the grass"; "the title should be written at the top of the first page")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb cap

2 senses of cap

Sense 1
cap, crest -- (lie at the top of; "Snow capped the mountains")
       => lie -- (be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position)

Sense 2
cap -- (restrict the number or amount of; "We had to cap the number of people we can accept into our club")
       => limit, circumscribe, confine -- (restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day")

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