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Definition 1: convert (a company's reserve funds) into capital - [verb of change]

Synonyms for capitalise in the sense of this definition

(capitalise is a kind of ...) exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category

"Could you convert my dollars into pounds?" "He changed his name" "convert centimeters into inches" "convert holdings into shares"

(... is a kind of capitalise ) capitalize beyond what the business or the profit-making prospects warrant

Definition 2: consider expenditures as capital assets rather than expenses - [verb of cognition]

Synonyms for capitalise in the sense of this definition

(capitalise is a kind of ...) deem to be

"She views this quite differently from me" "I consider her to be shallow" "I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do"

Definition 3: compute the present value of a business or an income - [verb of cognition]

Synonyms for capitalise in the sense of this definition

(capitalise is a kind of ...) make a mathematical calculation or computation

(... is a kind of capitalise ) estimate the capital value of (a company) at an unreasonably or unlawfully high level

Definition 4: write in capital letters - [verb of creation]

Synonyms for capitalise in the sense of this definition

(capitalise is a kind of ...) mark or trace on a surface

"The artist wrote Chinese characters on a big piece of white paper" "Russian is written with the Cyrillic alphabet"

Definition 5: draw advantages from - [verb of possession]

Samples where capitalise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he is capitalizing on her mistake
  • she took advantage of his absence to meet her lover

Synonyms for capitalise in the sense of this definition

(capitalise is a kind of ...) derive a benefit from

"She profited from his vast experience"

Definition 6: supply with capital, as of a business by using a combination of capital used by investors and debt capital provided by lenders - [verb of possession]

Synonyms for capitalise in the sense of this definition

(capitalise is a kind of ...) give something useful or necessary to

"We provided the room with an electrical heater"

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