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Past participle: capitalised
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|Verb||1.||capitalise - supply with capital, as of a business by using a combination of capital used by investors and debt capital provided by lenders|
|2.||capitalise - draw advantages from; "he is capitalizing on her mistake"; "she took advantage of his absence to meet her lover"|
|3.||capitalise - write in capital letters|
write - mark or trace on a surface; "The artist wrote Chinese characters on a big piece of white paper"; "Russian is written with the Cyrillic alphabet"
|4.||capitalise - compute the present value of a business or an income|
compute, calculate, cipher, cypher, figure, reckon, work out - make a mathematical calculation or computation
|5.||capitalise - consider expenditures as capital assets rather than expenses|
|6.||capitalise - convert (a company's reserve funds) into capital|
exchange, convert, commute, change - exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category; "Could you convert my dollars into pounds?"; "He changed his name"; "convert centimeters into inches"; "convert holdings into shares"