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1. cap

noun. ['ˈkæp'] a tight-fitting headdress.

Synonyms

  • pinner
  • coxcomb
  • calpac
  • kalansuwa
  • stocking cap
  • mortarboard
  • baseball cap
  • watch cap
  • overseas cap
  • yachting cap
  • tarboosh
  • liberty cap
  • mobcap
  • garrison cap
  • kalpac
  • fez
  • birretta
  • tammy
  • sailor cap
  • headdress
  • kepi
  • coonskin
  • earlap
  • coonskin cap
  • nightcap
  • bluebonnet
  • toboggan cap
  • skullcap
  • biretta
  • service cap
  • berretta
  • beret
  • jockey cap
  • headgear
  • Glengarry
  • Balmoral
  • swimming cap
  • peaked cap
  • cockscomb
  • balaclava helmet
  • earflap
  • ski cap
  • tam
  • golf cap
  • calpack
  • tam-o'-shanter
  • balaclava
  • cloth cap
  • wishing cap
  • bathing cap
  • shower cap
  • flat cap

Antonyms

  • insecurity
  • artifact
  • unmask
  • uncover

Etymology

  • cappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cæppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Cap

  • entrap
  • unwrap
  • strap
  • scrap
  • trappe
  • trapp
  • trap
  • stapp
  • snapp
  • snap
  • slap
  • schnapp
  • krapp
  • klapp
  • giap
  • frap
  • flap
  • crap
  • clapp
  • clap
  • zapp
  • zap
  • yapp
  • yap
  • wrap
  • tappe
  • tapp
  • tap
  • shapp
  • shap

How do you pronounce cap?

Pronounce cap as kæp.

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Sentences with cap


1. Noun, singular or mass
Make a cardboard bottle cap or cork to finish of the costume and serve shots of the real thing.

Quotes about cap


1. She glared at me like she was about to punch me, but then she did something that surprised me even more. She kissed me."Be careful seaweed brain."She said putting on her invisible cap and disappearing.I probably would have sat there all day, trying to remember my name, but then the sea demons came.
- Rick Riordan

2. I tried to convince myself once, when I was a teenager, that I felt God. Alone in the sanctuary, accompanying my mom on an evening errand to the church. I stared at the ceiling and drew deep breath as quickly as I could. I told our youth minister in his ball cap that I had felt Him. That I was blessed. But in the end, it was only the wind and the rain, making noise in the darkness.
- Darin Bradley, Noise

2. cap

verb. ['ˈkæp'] lie at the top of.

Synonyms

  • crest

Etymology

  • cappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cæppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. cap

noun. ['ˈkæp'] a top (as for a bottle).

Synonyms

  • nipple
  • bottlecap
  • top
  • radiator cap

Antonyms

  • exclude
  • arise
  • show
  • fall short of

Etymology

  • cappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cæppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. cap

noun. ['ˈkæp'] a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive; can be used to initiate the reaction of a disrupting explosive.

Synonyms

  • detonator
  • explosive device
  • detonating device
  • percussion cap

Antonyms

  • unskillfulness
  • increase
  • free
  • enable

Etymology

  • cappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cæppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. cap

noun. ['ˈkæp'] something serving as a cover or protection.

Synonyms

  • lens cap
  • protection
  • protective cover
  • collet
  • hubcap
  • protective covering
  • distributor cap
  • ferrule
  • thimble

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • foot
  • worst
  • side

Etymology

  • cappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cæppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. cap

noun. ['ˈkæp'] (dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth.

Synonyms

  • jacket crown
  • crown
  • crownwork
  • dental appliance

Antonyms

  • derestrict
  • powerlessness
  • unrestraint
  • indiscipline

Etymology

  • cappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cæppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. cap

noun. ['ˈkæp'] a fruiting structure resembling an umbrella or a cone that forms the top of a stalked fleshy fungus such as a mushroom.

Synonyms

  • pileus
  • plant part
  • plant structure

Etymology

  • cappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cæppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. cap

noun. ['ˈkæp'] a protective covering that is part of a plant.

Synonyms

  • cover
  • hood
  • plant life
  • flora
  • plant
  • covering

Antonyms

  • truth
  • stand
  • sit
  • bottom out

Etymology

  • cappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cæppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. cap

verb. ['ˈkæp'] restrict the number or amount of.

Synonyms

  • confine
  • limit

Etymology

  • cappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cæppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. cap

noun. ['ˈkæp'] the upper part of a column that supports the entablature.

Synonyms

  • capital
  • chapiter
  • pillar
  • top

Antonyms

  • low
  • lowercase
  • secondary
  • inferior

Etymology

  • cappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cæppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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