Definition of Capital. Meaning of Capital. Synonyms of Capital

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Definition of Capital

Capital
Capital Cap"i*tal, a. [F. capital, L. capitalis capital (in senses 1 & 2), fr. caput head. See Chief, and cf. Capital, n.] 1. Of or pertaining to the head. [Obs.] Needs must the Serpent now his capital bruise Expect with mortal pain. --Milton. 2. Having reference to, or involving, the forfeiture of the head or life; affecting life; punishable with death; as, capital trials; capital punishment. Many crimes that are capital among us. --Swift. To put to death a capital offender. --Milton. 3. First in importance; chief; principal. A capital article in religion --Atterbury. Whatever is capital and essential in Christianity. --I. Taylor. 4. Chief, in a political sense, as being the seat of the general government of a state or nation; as, Washington and Paris are capital cities. 5. Of first rate quality; excellent; as, a capital speech or song. [Colloq.]

Meaning of Capital from wikipedia

- Capital may refer to: Capital city, the area of a country, province, region, or state, regarded as enjoying primary status, usually but not always the...
- Social Capital, formerly known as Social+Capital Partnership, is a venture capital firm based in Palo Alto, California. The firm specializes in technology...
- Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is a government-sanctioned practice whereby a person is killed by the state as a punishment for a...
- A capital city (or simply capital) is the muni****lity exercising primary status in a country, state, province, or other administrative region, usually...
- Bain Capital is a private investment firm based in Boston, M****achusetts. It specializes in private equity, venture capital, credit, public equity, impact...
- Social capital broadly refers to those factors of effectively functioning social groups that include such things as interpersonal relationships, a shared...
- Capital ac****ulation (also termed the ac****ulation of capital) is the dynamic that motivates the pursuit of profit, involving the investment of money...
- The Capital is a daily newspaper published in Annapolis, Maryland, to serve the city of Annapolis, much of Anne Arundel County, and neighboring Kent Island...
- Return on capital (ROC), or return on invested capital (ROIC), is a ratio used in finance, valuation and accounting, as a measure of the profitability...
- Venture capital (VC) is a type of private equity, a form of financing that is provided by firms or funds to small, early-stage, emerging firms that are...
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