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

8 senses of capital

Sense 1
capital, working capital -- (assets available for use in the production of further assets)
       => assets -- (anything of material value or usefulness that is owned by a person or company)

Sense 2
capital -- (wealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business and human resources of economic value)
       => assets -- (anything of material value or usefulness that is owned by a person or company)

Sense 3
capital -- (a seat of government)
       => seat -- (a center of authority (as a city from which authority is exercised))

Sense 4
capital, capital letter, uppercase, upper-case letter, majuscule -- (one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis; "printers once kept the type for capitals and for small letters in separate cases; capitals were kept in the upper half of the type case and so became known as upper-case letters")
       => character, grapheme, graphic symbol -- (a written symbol that is used to represent speech; "the Greek alphabet has 24 characters")

Sense 5
capital -- (a center that is associated more than any other with some activity or product; "the crime capital of Italy"; "the drug capital of Columbia")
       => center, centre -- (a place where some particular activity is concentrated; "they received messages from several centers")

Sense 6
Capital, Washington -- (the federal government of the United States)
       INSTANCE OF=> federal government -- (a government with strong central powers)

Sense 7
Das Kapital, Capital -- (a book written by Karl Marx (1867) describing his economic theories)
       INSTANCE OF=> book -- (a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together); "I am reading a good book on economics")

Sense 8
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")

Antonyms of adj capital

3 senses of capital

Sense 1
capital -- (first-rate; "a capital fellow"; "a capital idea")

INDIRECT (VIA superior) -> inferior -- (of low or inferior quality)

Sense 2
capital -- (of primary importance; "our capital concern was to avoid defeat")

INDIRECT (VIA primary) -> secondary -- (being of second rank or importance or value; not direct or immediate; "the stone will be hauled to a secondary crusher"; "a secondary source"; "a secondary issue"; "secondary streams")

Sense 3
capital, great, majuscule -- (uppercase; "capital A"; "great A"; "many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script")

INDIRECT (VIA uppercase) -> lowercase -- (relating to small (not capitalized) letters that were kept in the lower half of a compositor's type case; "lowercase letters; a and b and c etc")

Similarity of adj capital

3 senses of capital

Sense 1
capital -- (first-rate; "a capital fellow"; "a capital idea")
       => superior (vs. inferior) -- (of high or superior quality or performance; "superior wisdom derived from experience"; "superior math students")

Sense 2
capital -- (of primary importance; "our capital concern was to avoid defeat")
       => primary (vs. secondary) -- (of first rank or importance or value; direct and immediate rather than secondary; "primary goals"; "a primary effect"; "primary sources"; "a primary interest")

Sense 3
capital, great, majuscule -- (uppercase; "capital A"; "great A"; "many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script")
       => uppercase (vs. lowercase) -- (relating to capital letters which were kept in the top half of a compositor's type case; "uppercase letters; X and Y and Z etc")

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