Synonyms of cap in English:



  • 1 a small bottle with a white plastic cap
    lid, top, stopper, cork, bung, spile; ferrule; cover, covering; North Americanstopple
  • 2 school leavers in cap and gown
    mortar board, academic cap
    dated trencher, trencher cap, square
  • 3 he raised the cap on local authority spending
    limit, upper limit, ceiling; curb, check
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  • 1 mountains capped with snow
    top, crown; cover, coat, blanket, mantle
  • 2 his innings capped a great day for the Australians
    round off, crown, be a fitting climax to, put the finishing touch/touches to, perfect, complete
  • 3 they tried to cap each other's stories
    beat, better, surpass, outdo, outshine, trump, top, upstage; improve on, go one better than
    informal best
  • 4British he was capped 22 times for England
    choose, select, pick, include
  • 5 council budgets will be capped
    set a limit on, put a ceiling on, limit, restrict, keep within bounds; curb, control, peg
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