Capitalize Cap"i*tal*ize (k[a^]p"[i^]*tal*[imac]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Capitalized} (k[a^]p"[i^]*tal*[imac]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Capitalizing}.] 1. To convert into capital, or to use as capital. [1913 Webster]

2. To compute, appraise, or assess the capital value of (a patent right, an annuity, etc.) [1913 Webster]

3. To print in capital letters, or with an initial capital. [1913 Webster]

4. To supply capital for (an enterprise), especially by selling capital stock. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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