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cap
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 21
1. One usually with a visor but without a brim, for men and boys
2. One of lace, muslin, etc., for women, or infants
7. Anything resembling a cap in form, position, or use
8. The uppermost of any assemblage of parts; as, the cap of column, door, etc.; a capital, coping, cornice, lintel, or plate.
9. Something covering the top or end of a thing for protection or ornament.
12. The removable cover of a journal box.
13. A portion of a spherical or other convex surface.
14. A large size of writing paper; as, flat cap; foolscap; legal cap.
15. A covering for the head.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To uncover the head respectfully.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To cover with a cap, or as with a cap; to provide with a cap or cover; to cover the top or end of; to place a cap upon the proper part of; as, to cap a post; to cap a gun.
2. To deprive of cap.
3. To complete; to crown; to bring to the highest point or consummation; as, to cap the climax of absurdity.
4. To salute by removing the cap.
5. To match; to mate in contest; to furnish a complement to; as, to cap text; to cap proverbs.
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