from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To use as or convert into capital.
- transitive v. To supply with capital or investment funds: capitalize a new business.
- transitive v. To authorize the issue of a certain amount of capital stock of: capitalize a corporation.
- transitive v. To convert (debt) into capital stock or shares.
- transitive v. To calculate the current value of (a future stream of earnings or cash flows).
- transitive v. To include (expenditures) in business accounts as assets instead of expenses.
- transitive v. To write or print in capital letters.
- transitive v. To begin a word with a capital letter.
- intransitive v. To turn something to one's advantage; benefit: capitalize on an opponent's error. See Synonyms at benefit.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. In writing or editing, to write in capital letters, in upper case, either the entire word or text, or just the initial letter(s) thereof.
- v. To contribute or acquire capital (money or other resources) for.
- v. To convert into capital, ie 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.
- v. To profit or to obtain an advantage.
- v. To seize, as an opportunity; to obtain a benefit.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To convert into capital, or to use as capital.
- transitive v. To compute, appraise, or assess the capital value of (a patent right, an annuity, etc.)
- transitive v. To print in capital letters, or with an initial capital.
- transitive v. To supply capital for (an enterprise), especially by selling capital stock.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To begin with a capital letter: as, to capitalize the first word of a sentence. Also spelled capitalise, and abbreviated to cap.
- To convert into capital or into an equivalent capital sum.
- To convert (floating debt) into stock or shares. Also spelled capitalise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. compute the present value of a business or an income
- v. supply with capital, as of a business by using a combination of capital used by investors and debt capital provided by lenders
- v. convert (a company's reserve funds) into capital
- v. draw advantages from
- v. consider expenditures as capital assets rather than expenses
- v. write in capital letters
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"That money is going directly to the banks, and helping them re-capitalize, which is precisely (sorry, originally) what the original bank bailout was supposed to do."
That money is going directly to the banks, and helping them re-capitalize, which is precisely (sorry, originally) what the original bank bailout was supposed to do.
In French, Italian, and Spanish titles capitalize only the first word and proper nouns.
In Latin titles capitalize only the first word, proper nouns, and proper adjectives.
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The Maryland Republican Party, sticking up for congressional hopeful Andy Harris, scolded Rep. Frank Kratovil for trying to 'capitalize' on the 'worst environmental disaster in U.S. history.'
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