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Definizione monolingua e traduzione cap

Inglese grammatica



cap (third-person singular simple present caps, present participle capping, simple past and past participle capped) (transitive)

  1. To cover or seal with a cap
  2. To award a cap as a mark of distinction etc.
  3. To lie over or on top of something
  4. To surpass or outdo
  5. To set an upper limit on something
    cap wages.
  6. To make something even more wonderful at the end.
    That really capped my day.
  7. (cricket) To select a player to play for a specified side
  8. (slang) To shoot someone
    If he dont get outta my hood, Im gonna cap his ass.
  9. (sports) to select to play for the national team.
    Peter Shilton is the most capped English footballer.

cap (plural caps)

  1. A close-fitting head covering either without a brim or with a peak.
    The children were all wearing caps to protect them from the sun.
  2. A special head covering to indicate rank, occupation etc.
  3. An academic mortarboard
  4. A protective cover or seal
    He took the cap of the bottle and splashed himself with some cologne.
  5. A crown for covering a tooth
    He had golden caps on his teeth.
  6. The summit of a mountain etc.
    There was snow on the cap of the mountain.
  7. An artificial upper limit or ceiling
    We should put a cap on the salaries, to keep them under control.
  8. The top part of a mushroom
  9. (cricket) The cap worn by players as protection from the sun; the cap awarded to a player when first selected to play for a side
  10. A small amount of gunpowder in a paper strip or plastic cup for use in a toy gun
    Billy spent all morning firing caps with his friends, re-enacting storming the beach at Normandy.
  11. A small explosive device used to detonate a larger charge of explosives
    He wired the cap to the bundle of dynamite, then detonated it remotely.
  12. (slang) A bullet used to shoot someone.
    • 2001: Charles Jade, Jade goes to Metreon
      Did he think they were going to put a cap in his ass right in the middle of Metreon?
  13. (soccer) An international appearance
    Rio Ferdinand won his 50th cap for England in a game against Sweden.
  14. (finance) An upper limit on the interest rate payable on an otherwise variable-rate loan, used by borrowers to defend against interest rate increases. Opposite of a floor.


  1. none
  2. (in questions and suppositions) any


  1. towards, to
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