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

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- Capital murder refers to a category of murder in some parts of the US for which the perpetrator is eligible for the death penalty. In its original sense...
- Capital (meaning The Capital [City] in English) was a Portuguese afternoon newspaper published in Lisbon, Portugal, between 1968 and 2005. A Capital was...
- The Capital (also known as Capital Gazette as its online nameplate and informally), the Sunday edition is called The Sunday Capital, is a daily newspaper...
- A capital region, also called a capital district or capital territory, is a region or district surrounding the country's capital city. It is not always...
- A corporation's share capital, commonly referred to as capital stock in the United States, is the portion of a corporation's equity that has been derived...
- The authorised capital of a company sometimes referred to as the authorised share capital, registered capital or nominal capital, (particularly in the...