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Synonyms for cap

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for cap

to put a topping on

to extend over the surface of

to reach or bring to a climax

The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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


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

the upper part of a column that supports the entablature

Related Words

lie at the top of


Related Words

restrict the number or amount of

Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in classic literature ?
"Quelala being the first owner of the Golden Cap," replied the Monkey, "he was the first to lay his wishes upon us.
"This was all we ever had to do until the Golden Cap fell into the hands of the Wicked Witch of the West, who made us enslave the Winkies, and afterward drive Oz himself out of the Land of the West.
"How lucky it was you brought away that wonderful Cap!"
Cadwallader was gone, Celia said privately to Dorothea, "Really, Dodo, taking your cap off made you like yourself again in more ways than one.
They found the doctor seated in his little study, clad in his dark camlet[1] robe of knowledge, with his black velvet cap, after the manner of Boerhaave,[2] Van Helmont,[3] and other medical sages, a pair of green spectacles set in black horn upon his clubbed nose, and poring over a German folio that reflected back the darkness of his physiognomy.
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.
They fancied a legion of hobgoblins let loose upon them, and that they saw, by the fitful gleams of the scattered embers, strange figures, in red caps, gibbering and ramping around them.
The accursed was already under the carriage with some half-dozen particular friends, pointing out the chain with his blue cap. Some half-dozen other particular friends promptly hauled him out, and presented him breathless to Monsieur the Marquis.
The sweet scents of the summer night rose all around him, and rose, as the rain falls, impartially, on the dusty, ragged, and toil-worn group at the fountain not far away; to whom the mender of roads, with the aid of the blue cap without which he was nothing, still enlarged upon his man like a spectre, as long as they could bear it.
VantHul offers a unique example of the infinite visibility that one cap might have.
This raises the specter of a race to the cap: How can these providers keep track of each other's billings to make sure they are not delivering uncovered services for a patient who has exhausted the cap?
ENGLAND STARTING XV TO FACE WALES (TOMORROW, 4.45PM): 15 Elliot Daly (Wasps, 27 caps), 14 Jack Nowell (Exeter Chiefs, 31 caps), 13 Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs, 19 caps), 12 Manu Tuilagi (Leicester Tigers, 29 caps), 11 Jonny May (Leicester Tigers, 42 caps), 10 Owen Farrell (Saracens, 67 caps - captain), 9 Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers, 82 caps), 1 Ben Moon (Exeter Chiefs, 5 caps), 2 Jamie George (Saracens, 34 caps), 3 Kyle Sinckler (Harlequins, 19 caps), 4 Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints, 70 caps), 5 George Kruis (Saracens, 29 caps), 6 Mark Wilson (Newcastle Falcons, 10 caps), 7 Tom Curry (Sale Sharks, 7 caps), 8 Billy Vunipola (Saracens, 38 caps)
Traditional cap of Gilgit Baltistan has played a vital role to define the identity of people of Gilgit
Once the woolen Patti is ready, it is sewn into a cap by local tailors.