Definition of Capitalise

1. Verb. Supply with capital, as of a business by using a combination of capital used by investors and debt capital provided by lenders.

Exact synonyms: Capitalize
Generic synonyms: Furnish, Provide, Render, Supply
Derivative terms: Capital



2. Verb. Draw advantages from. "She took advantage of his absence to meet her lover"
Exact synonyms: Capitalize, Take Advantage
Generic synonyms: Benefit, Gain, Profit
Derivative terms: Capitalisation, Capitalization

3. Verb. Write in capital letters.
Exact synonyms: Capitalize
Generic synonyms: Write
Derivative terms: Capital, Capitalisation, Capital, Capitalization

4. Verb. Compute the present value of a business or an income.
Exact synonyms: Capitalize
Generic synonyms: Calculate, Cipher, Compute, Cypher, Figure, Reckon, Work Out
Specialized synonyms: Overcapitalise, Overcapitalize
Derivative terms: Capital, Capital, Capitalisation, Capital, Capitalization

5. Verb. Consider expenditures as capital assets rather than expenses.
Exact synonyms: Capitalize
Generic synonyms: Consider, Reckon, Regard, See, View
Derivative terms: Capital

6. Verb. Convert (a company's reserve funds) into capital.
Exact synonyms: Capitalize
Generic synonyms: Change, Commute, Convert, Exchange
Specialized synonyms: Overcapitalise, Overcapitalize
Derivative terms: Capital, Capital

Definition of Capitalise

1. Verb. (''followed by'' '''on''') To seize, as an opportunity; to obtain a benefit. ¹

2. Verb. (context: writing editing) to make use of capital letters (a.k.a. ''upper case''). ¹

3. Verb. (business) to have, contribute or acquire capital (money or other resources) for a business. ¹

4. Verb. (finance) to convert into capital, i.e. to get cash or similar immediately fungible resources for some less fungible property or source of future income. ¹

5. Verb. (context: accounting taxation) to treat as capital, not as an expense. (This has implications for when deductions may be taken, at least under US law.) ¹

6. Verb. (intransitive) : To profit or to obtain an advantage. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Capitalise

1. [v -ISED, -ISING, -ISES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Capitalise

capital of the Ukraine
capital of the United Kingdom
capital of the United States
capital of the world
capital offense
capital operation
capital punishment
capital punishments
capital ship
capital ships
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capitalise (current term)
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Literary usage of Capitalise

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1. Essays on Educational Reformers by Robert Hebert Quick (1890)
"We arrange sequences, capitalise ideas. nature, but man has no instinct, and is thus left to find his own way. What is the consequence? ..."

2. Essays on Educational Reformers by Robert Hebert Quick (1890)
"We arrange sequences, capitalise ideas. nature, but man has no instinct, and is thus left to find his own way. What is the consequence? ..."

3. Structural and Demographic Business Statistics 1996-2003 by SourceOECD (Online service) (2006)
"... capitalise and exploit its detailed nature. 6 The OECD has recently embarked on a study to assess the feasibility of various options which could see a ..."

4. Success in Business by William Ganson Rose (1913)
"A man may capitalise his friendships. By this is not meant that he should ... He should capitalise his influence, by putting it to use in advancing his ..."

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