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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 say cap in sign language?

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How to use cap in a sentence?

  1. Robert Boland:

    It's democratized the sport... you can be a 6ft-10in shooter, you can be a 5ft-10in shooter, it gives coaches and teams who are smart a way to manage the cap as opposed to thinking, 'How do I collect superstars?'.

  2. Sigurdur Skarphedinsson:

    There are many challenges when it comes to building and taking care of an ice cave high up on an ice cap, the weather is probably the biggest factor. We are dealing with extreme weather up there.

  3. Le Roy:

    Half of our clients just want to be seen and head to the seashore -- the Croisette in Cannes, Cap d'Antibes, Monaco, Cap Ferrat.

  4. Norihiro Fujito:

    In the very short term, it looks as if the impact of heightened geopolitical worries was limited to oil markets. But that is not the end of the story, u.S. sanctions could affect various industries. And tensions between Iran and Israel look set to intensify. Those will begin to cap share prices.

  5. The FCA:

    We will, however, consider, the possible implications of the proposed interchange fee cap on the evolution of the credit card market.


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