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1. capsule

noun. ['ˈkæpsəl'] a pill in the form of a small rounded gelatinous container with medicine inside.

Synonyms

  • lozenge
  • pill
  • tab

Antonyms

  • unsheathe
  • uncover
  • unenclosed
  • unwind

Etymology

  • capsule (French)
  • capsula (Latin)

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How do you pronounce capsule?

Pronounce capsule as ˈkæpsəl.

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Example sentences of the word capsule


1. Noun, singular or mass
of water in the morning and an additional capsule six hours later for the first two days.

2. capsule

noun. ['ˈkæpsəl'] a small container.

Synonyms

  • paintball

Antonyms

  • unwrap
  • forbid

Etymology

  • capsule (French)
  • capsula (Latin)

3. capsule

noun. ['ˈkæpsəl'] a dry dehiscent seed vessel or the spore-containing structure of e.g. mosses.

Synonyms

  • boll
  • seed vessel
  • bilocular capsule
  • siliqua
  • peristome
  • pericarp

Etymology

  • capsule (French)
  • capsula (Latin)

4. capsule

noun. ['ˈkæpsəl'] a spacecraft designed to transport people and support human life in outer space.

Synonyms

  • space capsule
  • space vehicle
  • ballistic capsule

Antonyms

  • decentralise
  • deconcentrate
  • decentralize
  • diverge

Etymology

  • capsule (French)
  • capsula (Latin)

5. capsule

verb. ['ˈkæpsəl'] put in a short or concise form; reduce in volume.

Synonyms

  • condense
  • concentrate
  • capsulize
  • encapsulate
  • capsulise

Etymology

  • capsule (French)
  • capsula (Latin)

6. capsule

noun. ['ˈkæpsəl'] a structure that encloses a body part.

Synonyms

  • eyeball
  • structure
  • complex body part
  • orb
  • lens capsule
  • body structure
  • malpighian body
  • malpighian corpuscle
  • bodily structure
  • renal corpuscle

Antonyms

  • prolix
  • official
  • lie
  • stand

Etymology

  • capsule (French)
  • capsula (Latin)

7. capsule

noun. ['ˈkæpsəl'] a pilot's seat in an airplane that can be forcibly ejected in the case of an emergency; then the pilot descends by parachute.

Synonyms

  • cockpit
  • ejector seat
  • seat

Antonyms

  • expand
  • abstain
  • integrate
  • stay

Etymology

  • capsule (French)
  • capsula (Latin)

8. capsule

verb. ['ˈkæpsəl'] enclose in a capsule.

Synonyms

  • capsulate
  • enclose
  • envelop
  • capsulize
  • enwrap
  • wrap
  • capsulise

Etymology

  • capsule (French)
  • capsula (Latin)

9. capsule

noun. ['ˈkæpsəl'] a shortened version of a written work.

Synonyms

  • summary
  • abridgment
  • sum-up
  • abridgement

Etymology

  • capsule (French)
  • capsula (Latin)
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