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Definition cap

Etymology 1

From Middle English cappe, from Old English cppe, from Late Latin cappa.

Noun

cap (plural caps)

  1. A close-fitting hat, either brimless or peaked.
  2. A special hat to indicate rank, occupation etc.
  3. An academic mortarboard.
  4. A protective cover or seal.
  5. A crown for covering a tooth
  6. The summit of a mountain etc.
  7. An artificial upper limit or ceiling.
  8. The top part of a mushroom
  9. (toy) A small amount of percussive explosive in a paper strip or plastic cup for use in a toy gun.
  10. A small explosive device used to detonate a larger charge of explosives
  11. (slang) A bullet used to shoot someone.
  12. (soccer) An international appearance
  13. (obsolete) The top, or uppermost part; the chief.
  14. (obsolete) A respectful uncovering of the head.
  15. (zoology) The whole top of the head of a bird from the base of the bill to the nape of the neck.
  16. (architecture) The uppermost of any assemblage of parts.
  17. Something covering the top or end of a thing for protection or ornament.
  18. (nautical) A collar of iron or wood used in joining spars, as the mast and the topmast, the bowsprit and the jib boom; also, a covering of tarred canvas at the end of a rope.
  19. (geometry) A portion of a spherical or other convex surface.
  20. A large size of writing paper.
Verb

cap (third-person singular simple present caps, present participle capping, simple past and past participle capped)

  1. (transitive) To cover or seal with a cap
  2. (transitive) To award a cap as a mark of distinction etc.
  3. (transitive) To lie over or on top of something
  4. (transitive) To surpass or outdo
  5. (transitive) To set an upper limit on something
  6. (transitive) To make something even more wonderful at the end.
  7. (transitive, cricket) To select a player to play for a specified side
  8. (transitive, slang) To shoot (someone) with a firearm.
  9. (transitive, sports) to select to play for the national team.
  10. (transitive, obsolete) To uncover the head respectfully.
  11. To deprive of a cap.

Etymology 2

From capitalization, by shortening.

Noun

cap (plural caps)

  1. (finance) Capitalization.

Etymology 3

From capital, by shortening.

Noun

cap (plural caps)

  1. (informal) An uppercase letter.
Verb

cap (third-person singular simple present caps, present participle capping, simple past and past participle capped)

  1. (transitive, informal) To convert text to uppercase.

Etymology 4

From capacitor, by shortening.

Noun

cap (plural caps)

  1. (electronics) capacitor

Etymology 5

Shortening of capture.

Noun

cap (plural caps)

  1. (colloquial) A recording or screenshot.
Verb

cap (third-person singular simple present caps, present participle capping, simple past and past participle capped)

  1. (transitive) To take a screenshot or to record a copy of a video.

Etymology 6

Scots [Term?], probably from Old English copp (a cup).

Noun

cap (plural caps)

  1. (obsolete) A wooden drinking-bowl with two handles.

Results 253 Words with the letters CAP

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6 letter words with the letters CAP 
ACCEPT 15
ADIPIC 13
ALPACA 13
APACHE 14
APERCU 13
APICAL 13
APICES 12
APIECE 12
APNEIC 13
ASPECT 12
ASPICS 12
ATOPIC 12
ATYPIC 14
BACKUP 20
BECAPS 15
BIPACK 19
CALIPH 15
CALPAC 16
CAMPED 16
CAMPER 15
CAMPOS 15
CAMPUS 16
CANAPE 13
CANOPY 15
CAPERS 12
CAPFUL 17
CAPIAS 12
CAPITA 12
CAPLET 13
CAPLIN 14
CAPONS 13
CAPOTE 12
CAPPED 16
CAPPER 15
CAPRIC 15
CAPRIS 12
CAPSID 13
CAPTAN 13
CAPTOR 12
CARHOP 14
CARPAL 13
CARPED 13
CARPEL 13
CARPER 12
CARPET 12
CARPUS 13
CARTOP 12
CATNAP 13
CATNIP 13
CATSUP 13
CHAMPS 17
CHAMPY 19
CHAPEL 15
CHAPES 14
CHEAPO 14
CHEAPS 14
CLAMPS 16
CLASPS 13
CLASPT 13
COAPTS 12
COPALM 16
COPALS 13
COPPRA 15
COPRAH 14
COPRAS 12
COPULA 14
COWPAT 15
COWPEA 15
CRAMPS 15
CRAPED 13
CRAPES 12
CRAPPY 17
CULPAE 14
CUPOLA 14
CUPPAS 16
CUPULA 15
DECAMP 16
ENCAMP 16
EPACTS 12
EPARCH 14
EPICAL 13
ESCAPE 12
ESCARP 12
FACEUP 16
HAPTIC 14
HEPCAT 14
HUBCAP 18
ICECAP 15
IMPACT 15
IPECAC 15
MADCAP 16
MOBCAP 18
MUDCAP 17
PACERS 12
PACHAS 14
PACIER 12
PACIFY 17
PACING 15
PACKED 17
PACKER 16
PACKET 16
PACKLY 19
PAINCH 15
PALACE 13
PANICS 13
PAPACY 17
PARCEL 13
PARSEC 12
PASCAL 13
PATACA 12
PATCHY 16
PAUNCH 16
PEACED 13
PEACES 12
PEACHY 16
PECANS 13
PECHAN 15
PHASIC 14
PHATIC 14
PIANIC 13
PICARA 12
PICARO 12
PICKAX 23
PIRACY 14
PLACED 14
PLACER 13
PLACES 13
PLACET 13
PLACID 14
PLACKS 17
PLAICE 13
PLANCH 16
PLEACH 15
PLICAE 13
PLICAL 14
POACHY 16
POMACE 15
PRANCE 13
PREACH 14
PREACT 12
RECAPS 12
REDCAP 13
REPACK 16
SCALPS 13
SCAMPI 15
SCAMPS 15
SCAPED 13
SCAPES 12
SCARPH 14
SCARPS 12
SCAUPS 13
SCRAPE 12
SCRAPS 12
SECPAR 12
SKYCAP 18
SPACED 13
SPACER 12
SPACES 12
SPACEY 14
SPICAE 12
SPICAS 12
TEACUP 13
TIPCAT 12
TOECAP 12
UNCAPS 14
UNPACK 18
UPCAST 13
YAPOCK 18
5 letter words with the letters CAP 
APACE 11
ASPIC 11
BECAP 14
CAMPI 14
CAMPO 14
CAMPS 14
CAMPY 16
CAPED 12
CAPER 11
CAPES 11
CAPHS 13
CAPIZ 20
CAPON 12
CAPOS 11
CAPUT 12
CARPI 11
CARPS 11
CHAMP 16
CHAPE 13
CHAPS 13
CHAPT 13
CHEAP 13
CLAMP 15
CLAPS 12
CLAPT 12
CLASP 12
COAPT 11
COPAL 12
COPRA 11
CRAMP 14
CRAPE 11
CRAPS 11
CULPA 13
CUPPA 15
EPACT 11
PACAS 11
PACED 12
PACER 11
PACES 11
PACHA 13
PACKS 15
PACTS 11
PANIC 12
PARCH 13
PATCH 13
PEACE 11
PEACH 13
PECAN 12
PICAL 12
PICAS 11
PLACE 12
PLACK 16
PLICA 12
POACH 13
PUCKA 16
RECAP 11
SCALP 12
SCAMP 14
SCAPE 11
SCARP 11
SCAUP 12
SCRAP 11
SPACE 11
SPACY 13
SPICA 11
UNCAP 13
4 letter words with the letters CAP 
CAMP 13
CAPE 10
CAPH 12
CAPO 10
CAPS 10
CARP 10
CHAP 12
CLAP 11
CRAP 10
PACA 10
PACE 10
PACK 14
PACS 10
PACT 10
PACY 12
PICA 10
3 letter words with the letters CAP 
CAP 9
PAC 9
2 letter words with the letters CAP 
PA 5

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