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Synonyms for capital

Synonyms for capital

the monetary resources of a government, organization, or individual

money or property used to produce more wealth

all things, such as money, property, or goods, having economic value

conspicuously bad or offensive

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assets available for use in the production of further assets

wealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business and human resources of economic value

one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis

a center that is associated more than any other with some activity or product

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the federal government of the United States

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a book written by Karl Marx (1867) describing his economic theories

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the upper part of a column that supports the entablature

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of primary importance

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uppercase

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References in classic literature ?
"I will go back to my capital, which I am glad to find is so near yours."
They set out from Tripoli in the month of March, reached Mourzouk, the capital of Fez, and, following the route which at a later period Dr.
"True, and you will grant that capital would perish if there were no labor to earn the dividends."
Constantinople was taken, plundered, and destroyed by these "pious brigands,"* and the last of the Byzantine Emperors was first blinded and then flung from a high tower, so that his body fell shattered to pieces on the paving-stones of his own capital.
For the same reason, the parents will have to sell the younger son into bondage or the ranks of the army, in order that he may earn more towards the family capital. Yes, such things ARE done, for I have been making inquiries on the subject.
But before she went to join her husband in the Belgic capital, Mrs.
To describe this growth in a single sentence, we might say that the Bell telephone secured its first million of capital in 1879; its first million of earnings in 1882; its first million of dividends in 1884; its first million of surplus in 1885.
The lower strata of the middle class -- the small tradespeople, shopkeepers, retired tradesmen generally, the handicraftsmen and peasants -- all these sink gradually into the proletariat, partly because their diminutive capital does not suffice for the scale on which Modern Industry is carried on, and is swamped in the competition with the large capitalists, partly because their specialized skill is rendered worthless by the new methods of production.
"Russia's ancient and sacred capital!" he suddenly said, repeating Bennigsen's words in an angry voice and thereby drawing attention to the false note in them.
Thus countenanced, however, he obtained, in 1809, a charter from the legislature of the State of New York, incorporating a company under the name of "The American Fur Company," with a capital of one million of dollars, with the privilege of increasing it to two millions.
"Is it possible," exclaimed Albert, "that you have reached your present age without visiting the finest capital in the world?
In biography the truth is every thing, and in autobiography it is especially so -- yet I scarcely hope to be believed when I state, however solemnly, that my poor father put me, when I was about fifteen years of age, into the counting-house of what be termed "a respectable hardware and commission merchant doing a capital bit of business!" A capital bit of fiddlestick!
fine place,' said the stranger, 'glorious pile--frowning walls--tottering arches--dark nooks--crumbling staircases--old cathedral too--earthy smell--pilgrims' feet wore away the old steps--little Saxon doors--confessionals like money-takers' boxes at theatres--queer customers those monks--popes, and lord treasurers, and all sorts of old fellows, with great red faces, and broken noses, turning up every day--buff jerkins too-- match-locks--sarcophagus--fine place--old legends too--strange stories: capital;' and the stranger continued to soliloquise until they reached the Bull Inn, in the High Street, where the coach stopped.
(2) An act of parliament has been since passed by which some breaches of trust have been made capital.
"Before proceeding further in this matter I demand the recall of your Minister from my capital."