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Synonyms for cap

Synonyms for cap

to put a topping on

to extend over the surface of

to reach or bring to a climax

Synonyms for cap

a top (as for a bottle)

a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive

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

a protective covering that is part of a plant

an upper limit on what is allowed

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

the upper part of a column that supports the entablature

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lie at the top of

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restrict the number or amount of

References in classic literature ?
As he reached the foot of the slope, an elderly horseman, with his portmanteau strapped behind him, stopped his horse when Adam had passed him, and turned round to have another long look at the stalwart workman in paper cap, leather breeches, and dark-blue worsted stockings.
The doctor had been no less carefully armed and accoutered by his housekeeper, the vigilant Frau Ilsy, and sallied forth in his camlet robe by way of surcoat,[1] his black velvet cap under his cocked hat, a thick clasped book under his arm, a basket of drugs and dried herbs in one hand, and in the other the miraculous rod of divination.
As the light gleamed among them, Sam saw that they were five stout, desperate-looking fellows, in red woolen caps, with a leader in a three-cornered hat, and that some of them were armed with dirks, or long knives, and pistols.
One was Gill o' the Red Cap, one the tattered stranger in scarlet, and one Adam o' the Dell of Tamworth Town.
Straight flew the arrow, and so true that it smote a gray goose feather from off Gilbert's shaft, which fell fluttering through the sunlit air as the stranger's arrow lodged close beside his of the Red Cap, and in the very center.
Rostov waved his cap above his head like the German and ctied laughing, "Und vivat die ganze Welt
Rostov, his eyes avoiding Denisov, began buttoning his coat, buckled on his saber, and put on his cap.
Dodo need not make such a slavery of her mourning; she need not wear that cap any more among her friends.
Nobody chose the subject; it all came out of Dodo's cap.
The merry old soul professed herself immensely flattered by his admiration, and the boys declared she "set her cap at him," else he would never have dared to catch her under the mistletoe, and, rising on the tips of his own toes, gallantly salute her fat cheek.
Uncle Alec slyly laid a bit of it on Aunt Peace's cap, and then softly kissed her; which little joke seemed to please her very much, for she liked to have part in all the home pastimes, and Alec was her favourite nephew.
And I shall make me another cap when I can lay aside enough for the material.
In some publication she ran across a brief printed note to the effect that French women were just beginning to wear fascinating beruffled caps at the breakfast table.
A good many of them wore colored caps of the corps.
When the professor enters a beer-hall in the evening where students are gathered together, these rise up and take off their caps, and invite the old gentleman to sit with them and partake.