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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Capitalize  \Cap"i*tal*ize\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Capitalized}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Capitalizing}.] 
  1.  To  convert  into  capital,  or  to  use  as  capital. 
 
  2.  To  compute,  appraise,  or  assess  the  capital  value  of  (a 
  patent  right  an  annuity,  etc.) 
 
  3.  To  print  in  capital  letters,  or  with  an  initial  capital. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  capitalize 
  v  1:  draw  advantages  from  "he  is  capitalizing  on  her  mistake"; 
  "she  took  advantage  of  his  absence  to  meet  her  lover" 
  [syn:  {take  advantage}] 
  2:  write  in  capital  letters 
  3:  compute  the  present  value  of  a  business  or  an  income 
  4:  consider  funds  as  capital  assets  rather  than  as  an 
  expenditures 
  5:  convert  into  capital,  as  of  a  company's  reserve  funds 




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