Pronunciation of Capital
/kˈapɪtə͡l/, /kˈapɪtə‍l/, /k_ˈa_p_ɪ_t_əl/

Antonyms for capital:

second-rate, secondary, poor, inferior, bad.

Synonyms for capital:

Sense 1

hedge fund, contrarian, fund manager, alphabetical, tracker fund, capitalization, alphabetize, county seat, twin town, one-horse town, investment trust, dormitory town, venture capital, simple interest, a-one, the big smoke, inward investment, conurbation, trust fund, Reinvest, equity capital, grubstake, township, city state, premier, alphabet, mutual fund, Divestment, county town, boom town, disinvestment, private equity, funding, tophole, GARDEN CITY, seaport, Dorp, expense, treasury bill, principal, block letters, lettering, capital-intensive, topnotch, urgent, pump priming, subsidization, burg, debenture, blue-ribbon, circumstances, investor, friendly society, letter, sister city, limited liability, hill station, white knight, topflight, junk bond, pueblo, cardinal, kampong, population center, block capitals, earnings per share, short selling, megalopolis, ghost town, script, unearned income, hamlet.

Sense 2

village, egregious, financing, industry, kraal, flagrant, derivative, consonant, future, paramount, key, public ownership, foremost, rollover, vowel, outpost, investment, municipality, annuity, city, pay out, prospectus, maturity, offshore, first class, arrant, main, leading, first-rate, subsistence.

Sense 3

initial, backing, tiptop, major, town, parish, champion, dandy, margin, performance, prime.

Sense 4

portfolio, resource, first, fine, satellite, street, port, trust, stake, share.

Sense 5

terrific, splendid, glaring, boss.

Sense 6


Sense 7

mature, return.

Sense 8


Sense 11




first class








Other synonyms and related words:

alphabetical, prospectus, foremost, top-notch, hype, egregious, cracking, initial, industry, capitalization, overriding, upper case, a-one, prime, hamlet, heart, first, keen, stellar, major, fine, municipality, jim-dandy, investment, choice, chapiter, par excellence, classic, corking, offshore, flagrant, pileus, brag, topping, jacket, gangbusters, tip-top, big, heading, blue-ribbon, FOUR STAR, arrant, eye, primal, center, county town, number one, metropolis, Reinvest, first-string, prize, resource, five-star, key, splendid, neat, finances, glaring, kraal, top, gone, town, topflight, return, noble, debenture, focus, overmastering, top of the line, performance, county seat, seat, beautiful, Das Kapital, unsurpassed, mecca, cool, megalopolis, highest, working capital, crown, marvelous, frontline, detonating device, dominant, vowel, village, nifty, uppercase, fund, crackerjack, assets, arch, swell, equity capital, topnotch, specie, superior, substance, upper-case letter, fabulous, preeminent, consonant, venture capital, rollover, grubstake, boss, central, urgent, primary, subsistence, heavenly, leading, wonderful, city, backing, Dorp, maturity, annuity, locus, capital-intensive, dandy, pueblo, bonny, champion, subsidization, street, script, seaport, master, hot, funding, grand, supernal, trust, A1, terrific, tiptop, dynamite, hub, majuscule, stake, parish, mean, predominant, contrarian, chief, epicenter, tophole, share, principal, outstanding, famous, main, wizard, divine, fantabulous, sovereign, supreme, nucleus, great, banner, top-shelf, premier, first class, radical, detonator, letter, groovy, superb, roof, first-rate, future, investor, capital letter, financing, outpost, cynosure, boffo, cap, paramount, excellent, down, navel, alphabetize, satellite, fantastic, bully, derivative, ceiling, PHAT, serious, superlative, cardinal, quality.

egregious (adjective)


excellent (adjective)

choice, splendid, first-rate, excellent, tiptop.

good (adjective)


main, essential (adjective)

foremost, number one, major, cardinal, paramount, prime, principal, primary, dominant, first, chief, leading, predominant, central, outstanding, preeminent.

superior (adjective)

choice, top-notch, excellent, superb, fine, champion, dandy, top, five-star, first-rate, splendid, famous, great.

Sense 1 (noun)

alphabetize, consonant, initial, alphabet, block letters, alphabetical, letter, block capitals.

Sense 2 (noun)

derivative, capital-intensive, annuity, debenture, contrarian, principal.

Sense 3 (noun)

center, fund.

Sense 4 (noun)

capitalization, backing, funding, stake, grubstake, subsidization, financing.

Sense 5 (noun)

mean, resource.

Sense 6 (noun)

city, dormitory town, city state, conurbation, boom town, the big smoke, burg, county seat, county town.

capital (noun)

working capital, primary, chapiter, serious, cap, upper-case letter, upper case, uppercase, majuscule, Das Kapital, superior, great.

capitalization (noun)


circumstances (noun)


city of governmental seat (noun)

metropolis, municipality, county seat.

communication (noun)

Das Kapital.

financial assets (noun)

estate, gold, cash, wherewithal, means, funds, money, fortune, financing, substance, Resources, ways and means, stock, property, investment, wealth, finances, stake, treasure.

letter (noun)


money (noun)

currency, promissory note, bankroll, assets, funds, swag, ingot, change, bond, lucre, bill, pocket money, loot, silver, proceeds, money order, ways and means, gold, spending money, bullion, cash, check, dollar, coinage, money, wad, nugget, coupon, balance sheet, gross, pounds, scratch, purse, draft, wampum, treasure, sterling, note, issue, greenback, dough, copper, petty cash, receipts, wallet, wherewithal, iou, moolah, stock, bank note.

possession (noun)

working capital.

principal (noun)

dominant, principal, main, first, chief.

property (noun)


resource (noun)

stock-in-trade, expedients, means, revenue, reserve, Resources.

supply (noun)


uppercase (noun)

upper case, capital letter.

upper case written symbol (noun)

initial, majuscule, cap.

wealth (noun)

asset, opulence, affluence, possessions, plenty, landslide, profit, income, fortune, sufficiency, prosperousness, net worth, riches, property, plenteousness, worth, estate, prosperity, wealth.

Usage examples for capital:

  • A good joke- capital joke, that! - "The Air Trust", George Allan England.
  • The capital is on the right bank, and was already in their power. - "The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte", Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton.
  • You'd make a capital detective. - "A Dash from Diamond City", George Manville Fenn.

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