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- v. To seize, as an opportunity; to obtain a benefit; to invest on something profitable.
- v. to make use of capital letters (a.k.a. upper case).
- v. to have, contribute or acquire capital (money or other resources) for a business.
- v. to convert into capital, i.e. to get cash or similar immediately fungible resources for some less fungible property or source of future income.
- v. to treat as capital, not as an expense. (This has implications for when deductions may be taken, at least under US law.)
- v. : To profit or to obtain an advantage.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. supply with capital, as of a business by using a combination of capital used by investors and debt capital provided by lenders
- v. write in capital letters
- v. draw advantages from
- v. consider expenditures as capital assets rather than expenses
- v. compute the present value of a business or an income
- v. convert (a company's reserve funds) into capital
From Latin capitalis, "of or pertaining to head", + -ise; probably via French. (Wiktionary)