- v. To seize, as an opportunity; to obtain a benefit; to invest on something profitable.
- v. writing, editing to make use of capital letters (a.k.a. upper case).
- v. business to have, contribute or acquire capital (money or other resources) for a business.
- v. 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.
- v. accounting, taxation to treat as capital, not as an expense. (This has implications for when deductions may be taken, at least under US law.)
- v. intransitive : To profit or to obtain an advantage.
- 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)
“He said it was therefore imperative for exporters to "capitalise" on the African interest being directed at South Africa.”
“Former Europe minister Kim Howells has blamed Gordon Brown's support staff for their failure to "capitalise" on the …”
“Ironically, Woods's problems, and the vacuum they have created, will help McIlroy and his high-profile agent, Andrew Chandler, capitalise on newly-acquired status as a major champion, especially in the US.His fellow professionals believe McIlroy can go on to achieve unparalleled success in the game.”
“IL&FS Investment Managers, the private equity arm of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services , has hit the fund-raising road to raise $300 million around Rs 1,350 crore to capitalise its 'growth pool' Tara India Fund IV.”
“A classic example is how she has tried to capitalise on the unfolding Libyan immigration crisis in Lampedusa.”
“Thus, we are arguably missing out on the chance to capitalise on the name of our symbolic bird, highlighted by discussions around whether or not we should replace it.”
“Thus, for example, they are more likely to have friends who went to Oxbridge that they can capitalise on in order to get their children into the best ‘field’ (university – colleges in terms Oxbridge) for them.”
“The big swing that they forced is more due to a collapse of the Labour vote, which is worrying for the Liberal Democrats, as they are failing to capitalise on the lost Labour supporters, but that is another story.”
“Stephen Gibbs, the partnership's chairman and a stalking estate landowner on Arran, said: "We have a huge opportunity here to capitalise on a growing demand, not just in the UK, but globally, where Scottish venison is seen as a world-class, high-quality food.”
“This, we hope, will help us to really capitalise on the interest and inspiration generated by the TV series, and empower people to get together in their own communities to make a difference.”
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