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Synonyms for cap
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cap(noun)

    a tight-fitting headdress

    Synonyms:
    detonating device, crownwork, chapiter, roof, ceiling, crown, detonator, capital, pileus, hood, jacket, jacket crown

  2. cap(noun)

    a top (as for a bottle)

    Synonyms:
    detonating device, crownwork, chapiter, roof, ceiling, crown, detonator, capital, pileus, hood, jacket, jacket crown

  3. detonator, detonating device, cap(noun)

    a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive; can be used to initiate the reaction of a disrupting explosive

    Synonyms:
    detonating device, crownwork, chapiter, roof, ceiling, crown, detonator, capital, pileus, hood, jacket, jacket crown

  4. cap(noun)

    something serving as a cover or protection

    Synonyms:
    detonating device, crownwork, chapiter, roof, ceiling, crown, detonator, capital, pileus, hood, jacket, jacket crown

  5. cap, pileus(noun)

    a fruiting structure resembling an umbrella or a cone that forms the top of a stalked fleshy fungus such as a mushroom

    Synonyms:
    detonating device, crownwork, chapiter, roof, ceiling, crown, detonator, capital, pileus, hood, jacket, jacket crown

  6. hood, cap(noun)

    a protective covering that is part of a plant

    Synonyms:
    crown, lens hood, hoodlum, cowl, toughie, capital, jacket, detonator, hood, cowling, roof, tough, goon, ceiling, chapiter, jacket crown, strong-armer, detonating device, pileus, bonnet, exhaust hood, punk, thug, crownwork

  7. ceiling, roof, cap(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    detonating device, crownwork, chapiter, roof, ceiling, crown, detonator, capital, pileus, hood, jacket, jacket crown

  8. crown, crownwork, jacket, jacket crown, cap(noun)

    (dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth

    "tomorrow my dentist will fit me for a crown"

    Synonyms:
    crown, detonator, crest, pennant, capital, tip, roof, poll, pate, jacket, crownwork, ceiling, chapiter, top, diadem, jacket crown, treetop, detonating device, hood, pileus, peak, summit

  9. capital, chapiter, cap(verb)

    the upper part of a column that supports the entablature

    Synonyms:
    crown, majuscule, jacket, detonator, uppercase, hood, capital, roof, upper-case letter, ceiling, chapiter, capital letter, jacket crown, detonating device, pileus, working capital, crownwork

  10. cap, crest(verb)

    lie at the top of

    "Snow capped the mountains"

    Synonyms:
    crest

  11. cap(verb)

    restrict the number or amount of

    "We had to cap the number of people we can accept into our club"

    Synonyms:
    crest

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cap(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    crown, complete, finish

  2. cap(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    exceed, surpass, transcend, overtop

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. cap(n)

    Synonyms:
    biggin, biggon, biggonnet, busby, coif, berretta, biretta, barret, caul, callot, head-gear, turban, fez, calotte, toque, mortarboard, mitre, tarboosh, tam-o-shanter, zuchetto, wimple, shako, morion, mozetta, casque, helmet, mutch, montero, domino, beaver, glengarry, calpac, thrum cap, beret, keffieh, mortier, mobcap

    Associated words:
    visor

  2. cap(v)

    Synonyms:
    crown, complete, consummate, surpass, exceed

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    chap, acan, plug, ceiling, pac, ahrc, spp, apc, cape, lid, acans, kap, pag, cover, hat, gap, stopper, cfp, limit, capping, bonnet, alm, skp, gsp, ceilings, caps, clp, nerve, apg, aac

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. CAP

    Synonyms:
    Catabolite activator protein, see there

  2. CAP

    Synonyms:
    Copper-associated protein

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How to use cap in a sentence?

  1. Le Brun:

    Technically the market is gearing up for WTI to go above $50 a barrel and it's intriguing on where it goes from there, i think the cap is not too far above that level - the world is still awash with oil even if it's off the peaks.

  2. Chuck Carlson:

    There seems to be this perpetual stream of kind of quasi-negative news surrounding some of the really big market cap stocks, like Apple particularly, and anytime you have got Apple misbehaving that tends to put a damper on the averages.

  3. Thomas Moore:

    With a stable design, mature requirements and an improved build process, we will reduce construction hours by 18 percent, lower the cost to build the ship by almost $1 billion in real terms compared to CVN 78 and meet the cost cap.

  4. Nicholas Heras:

    Major non-NATO status is a real feather in the cap of many nations... in a sense it would essentially cement the US as the guarantor of Saudi security for forseeable future, it would put down on paper what has been the gentleman's agreement.

  5. Roland Goethe:

    At some companies the lemon is already fully squeezed, it's been said that firms had three years to prepare for the cap's abolishment. But how can you prepare with a squeezed lemon?


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