- capital [adj1] main, essential basic, cardinal, central, chief, controlling, dominant, first, foremost, fundamental, important, leading, major, number one*, outstanding, overruling, paramount, predominant, preeminent, primary, prime, principal, prominent, underlying, vital; concepts 546,568,829 —Ant. extra, minor, nonessential, secondary, unimportant capital [adj2] superior best, champion, choice, crack, dandy, delightful, deluxe, excellent, famous, fine, first, first-class*, first-rate*, fivestar*, fly, great, prime, splendid, superb, top, top-notch*, world-class*; concept 574 —Ant. inferior, low-class, minor, poor, unimportant capital [n1] financial assets business, cash, CD, estate, finances, financing, fortune, funds, gold, interests, investment, IRA, kitty*, means, money, nest egg*, principal, property, resources, savings, stake, stock, substance, treasure, ways and means*, wealth, wherewithal; concepts 332,710 capital [n2] city of governmental seat control, county seat, metropolis, municipality, political front, principal city, the Hill*; concepts 507,512 capital [n3] upper case written symbol cap, initial, majuscule, small cap, uncial; concept 284 —Ant. small
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