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 most commonly refers to: Capital letter, an upper-case letter in any type of writing. Capital city, the area of a country, province, region, or...
- Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is a government-sanctioned practice whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment...
- Venture capital (VC) is a form of private equity financing that is provided by venture capital firms or funds to startups, early-stage, and emerging companies...
- A capital or capital city is the muni****lity exercising primary status in a country, state, province, or other administrative region, usually as its seat...
- Bain Capital (stylized as BainCapital) is an American private investment firm based in Boston, M****achusetts. It specializes in private equity, venture...
- economics, capital consists of ****ets that can enhance one's power to perform economically useful work. For example, a stone or an arrow is capital for a hunter-gatherer...
- Social Capital, formerly known as Social+Capital Partnership, is a venture capital firm based in Palo Alto, California. The firm specializes in technology...
- A capital market is a financial market in which long-term debt (over a year) or equity-backed securities are bought and sold. Capital markets channel...
- Social capital is the effective functioning of social groups through interpersonal relationships, a shared sense of identity, a shared understanding,...
- Capital One Financial Corporation is an American bank holding company specializing in credit cards, auto loans, banking, and savings accounts, headquartered...
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