- 1 [no object] (capitalize on) Take the chance to gain advantage from: an attempt by the opposition to capitalize on the government’s embarrassmentMore example sentences
- While capitalizing on nature's advantages, Resurgence Theatre will also address some of her disadvantages.
- With Mars looming large in the morning sky, astronomers are capitalizing on a great chance to study our neighbouring planet.
- Jon intends to change all that by capitalizing on the momentum gained by groups such as MoveOn.
- 2 [with object] Provide (a company or industry) with capital: (as adjective capitalized) a highly capitalized industryMore example sentences
- Vanguarde was considered the most highly capitalized black company in U.S. history, gaining roughly $60 million over four years.
- With a billion shares in issue the company is capitalised at over £3b on today's share price of 305p.
- And, we certainly do not expect this thinly capitalized industry to provide much protection to the bloated GSEs when the downturn commences in the U.S. housing market.
- 3Realize (the present value of an income); convert into capital.More example sentences
- In this connection ‘fund’, I take it, ordinarily means money set aside and invested, the surplus income therefrom being capitalised.
- The reason for investing in such funds was to provide for a regular tax-free income that can be capitalised or used as well as the promise that their capital value remains intact.
- To capitalize the income stream without considering the repayment of corporate debt, but then to assume that repayment when doing a residual value of the company, artificially increased the value of the income stream.
- 3.1Reckon (the value of an asset) by setting future benefits against the cost of maintenance: a trader will want to capitalize repairs expenditureMore example sentences
- Holt Value Associates began capitalizing research and development costs and treating them as a depreciating asset in its cash flow ROI analyses earlier this year.
- During the pre-acquisition stage, only those costs that are directly identifiable to the asset are capitalized.
- If the costs are to be capitalized, then the next issue is to determine the asset's determinable useful life, if any.
- 4 [with object] Write or print (a word or letter) in capital letters.More example sentences
- I also learned how to correctly identify the beginning of a sentence, target the first word, and capitalize the first letter (make the letter bigger than the rest).
- Incidentally, the lettering where you capitalise the first letter of almost all the words can be called ‘title case’.
- Changing the shape very slightly - and silently - by capitalizing the initial letter, we turn it into something like God or Reason.
- 4.1Begin (a word) with a capital letter.More example sentences
- At that time, there was a typesetter at the American Atheist Center who refused to capitalize any religious words, and no religious words were capitalized in the book.
- The word pandemonium itself means a wild uproar, but as the word is capitalized, its meaning is instead directed at the region associated in Milton's Paradise Lost, where Pandemonium is the capital of Hell.
- Recall that control words were always capitalized correctly regardless of whether they were embedded in normal or in distorted text passages.
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- Most important is the idea that the value of an asset is the capitalization of the stream of future services expected to be thrown off by the asset.
- The second method makes use of the capitalization of annual income earned from British financial and real investment abroad.
- In a listed company, brand equity is determined by the difference between net asset value and market capitalization.