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cap

noun

1 cap

A tight-fitting headdress.

Roget 406: snap etc. v.; rapping etc. v.; decrepitation, crepitation; report, thud; burst, explosion, blast, boom, ... show more

Dutch: muts, pet
Polish: czapka



2 cap

A top (as for a bottle).

Dutch: capsule
Polish: nasada, nasadka

3 cap

A mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive; can be used to initiate the reaction of a disrupting explosive.

synonyms: detonating device, detonator.

Dutch: detonator, dop, ontsteker, ontstekingsmechanisme, slaghoedje
Polish: detonator

4 cap

Something serving as a cover or protection.

Dutch: kap, klak, pet

5 cap

A fruiting structure resembling an umbrella or a cone that forms the top of a stalked fleshy fungus such as a mushroom.

synonym: pileus.

Dutch: hoed
Polish: kapelusz

6 cap

A protective covering that is part of a plant.

synonym: hood.

Roget 225: clothing, investment; covering etc. 223; dress, raiment, drapery, costume, attire, guise, toilet, toilette, trim; ... show more

7 cap

An upper limit on what is allowed:
— They established a cap for prices.

synonyms: ceiling, roof.

Roget 210: summit, summity; top, peak, vertex, apex, zenith, pinnacle, acme, culmination, meridian, utmost height, ne plus utra, height, ... show more

Dutch: zoldering

8 cap

dentistry Dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth.

synonyms: crown, crownwork, jacket, jacket crown.

9 cap

The upper part of a column that supports the entablature.

synonyms: capital, chapiter.

Dutch: kapiteel
Polish: głowica, kapitel

verb

1 cap

Lie at the top of:
— Snow capped the mountains.

synonym: crest.

Roget 894: be courteous etc. adj.; show courtesy etc. n.. mind one's P's and Q's, behave oneself, be all things to all men, conciliate, speak one fair, take in good part; make the amiable, do the amiable; ... show more

Roget 729: effect, effectuate; accomplish, achieve, compass, consummate, hammer out; bring to maturity, bring to perfection; perfect, complete; elaborate.    do, execute, ... show more

Roget 718: retaliate, retort, turn upon; pay, pay off, pay back; pay in one's own coin, pay in the same coin; cap; reciprocate etc. 148; turn the tables upon, return the compliment; ... show more

Roget 223: cover; superpose, superimpose; overlay, overspread; wrap etc. 225; encase, incase; face, case, veneer, ... show more

Roget 206: be high etc. adj.; tower, soar, command; hover, hover over, fly over; orbit, be in orbit; cap, culminate; overhang, ... show more

Roget 33: be superior etc. adj.; exceed, excel, transcend; outdo, outbalance, outweigh, outrank, outrival, out-Herod; pass, surpass, ... show more

2 cap

Restrict the number or amount of.


Moby thesaurus: Balmoral, Dutch cap, Panama, Panama hat, Salvation Army bonnet, Stetson, acme, apex, apogee, ascender, astrakhan, back, balaclava helmet, baseball cap, bastard type, beany, beard, bearskin, beaver, befog ... show more.

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