Definitions for cap

Definitions for (noun) cap

Main entry: cap

Definition: a tight-fitting headdress

Main entry: cap

Definition: a top (as for a bottle)

Main entry: cap

Definition: something serving as a cover or protection

Main entry: cap, capital, chapiter

Definition: the upper part of a column that supports the entablature

Main entry: crown, crownwork, cap, jacket, jacket crown

Definition: (dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth

Usage: tomorrow my dentist will fit me for a crown

Main entry: detonating device, detonator, cap

Definition: a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive; can be used to initiate the reaction of a disrupting explosive

Main entry: roof, ceiling, cap

Definition: an upper limit on what is allowed

Usage: he put a ceiling on the number of women who worked for him; there was a roof on salaries; they established a cap for prices

Main entry: hood, cap

Definition: a protective covering that is part of a plant

Main entry: pileus, cap

Definition: a fruiting structure resembling an umbrella or a cone that forms the top of a stalked fleshy fungus such as a mushroom

Definitions for (verb) cap

Main entry: cap

Definition: restrict the number or amount of

Usage: We had to cap the number of people we can accept into our club

Main entry: cap, crest

Definition: lie at the top of

Usage: Snow capped the mountains

Visual thesaurus for cap