What are the hypernyms for cap?

Hypernyms for cap

headgear protective cover control plant structure top protection covering cover dental appliance natural covering headdress protective covering explosive device plant part circumscribe confine lie limit

Definitions for cap

  • verb - restrict the number or amount of; "We had to cap the number of people we can accept into our club"
  • verb - lie at the top of; "Snow capped the mountains"
  • noun - a tight-fitting headdress
  • noun - a top (as for a bottle)
  • noun - something serving as a cover or protection
  • noun - the upper part of a column that supports the entablature
  • noun - (dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth; "tomorrow my dentist will fit me for a crown"
  • noun - a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive; can be used to initiate the reaction of a disrupting explosive
  • noun - an upper limit on what is allowed; "he put a ceiling on the number of women who worked for him"; "there was a roof on salaries"; "they established a cap for prices"
  • noun - a protective covering that is part of a plant
  • noun - a fruiting structure resembling an umbrella or a cone that forms the top of a stalked fleshy fungus such as a mushroom
  • Pronounciation of cap

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    Synonyms for cap

    capital jacket ceiling chapiter jacket crown roof crown detonator hood crownwork detonating device pileus crest

    Antonyms for cap

    No antonyms found for cap.

    Holonyms for cap

    No holonyms found for cap.

    Hyponyms for cap

    balaclava helmet jockey cap beret birretta cloth cap coonskin cap garrison cap kepi liberty cap pinner stocking cap tam-o'-shanter bottlecap ferrule lens cover glass ceiling Balmoral golf cap biggin calpac flat cap coonskin overseas cap peaked cap mobcap sailor cap toboggan cap tammy nipple collet thimble bluebonnet bathing cap biretta calpack cockscomb fez Glengarry service cap mortarboard shower cap skullcap watch cap radiator cap hubcap blasting cap balaclava baseball cap swimming cap berretta kalpac coxcomb tarboosh kalansuwa yachting cap nightcap ski cap tam wishing cap distributor cap lens cap percussion cap

    Meronyms for cap

    No meronyms found for cap.

    Sounds like cap

    C.P.U. Caaba cab cabby cafe caff cap cap-a-pie cape capo cap off casaba casava casbah cassava Cassiope Cassiopeia cave Cavia cavy Cebu Ceiba ceibo cf cf. CFO chafe chaff chaffy chap