There are 3 translations of cap in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /kæp/


  • 1 1.1 (schoolboy's, jockey's, soldier's) gorra (feminine); (nurse's) cofia (feminine); (judge's) birrete (masculine); (cardinal's) birreta (feminine), solideo (masculine) baseball/golf cap gorra de béisbol/golf, cachucha (feminine) (Colombia) (Mexico/México) (Venezuela) cap and bells gorro de bufón cap and gown [Univ] toga (feminine) y birrete (masculine) if the cap fits wear it al que le caiga or le venga el sayo or saco, que se lo ponga (Latin America/América Latina) , el que se pica, ajos come (Spain/España) to put one's thinking cap on [colloquial/familiar] usar la materia gris [colloquial/familiar] to set one's cap at sb poner* los ojos en algn hand 1 2 ring1 1 2 1.2 (British English/inglés británico) [Sport/Deporte] (hat) [ gorra que se da a un jugador seleccionado para un equipo nacional ]; (player) jugador, (masculine, feminine) de la selección he won five caps for Wales integró la selección galesa en cinco ocasiones
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    • He wore a flat cap, old woolen trousers, and a brown shirt that was several sizes too large for him.
    • Outside the grand clubhouse at the Legends course, at the heart of Château Elan, you almost expect chaps to be wandering around in plus-fours and flat caps.
    • Most men covered their heads with flat wool caps or skullcaps or turbans in a variety of sizes and colours.
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    • Those early wheelmen didn't have bicycle helmets, but they did wear close-fitting long-visored caps.
    • Opened in November 2001, it's run by two brothers with similar close-cut reddish beards, ethnic clothes and close-fitting caps.
    • If you think you can pull off any look, then I suggest you try on this chalk-stripe driving cap.
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    • He won his cap for the Portuguese national side at an early age.
    • Hughes earned 62 caps for the national team and led Liverpool to a string of honours while at the Anfield club.
    • Baggio completed a full 90 minutes and showed flashes of the ability that won him 60 caps for the Italian national side.
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    • Both new caps fullback Peter Gibson and lock Paul Barker admitted to being a little nervous before flying out with the team yesterday afternoon.
    • It gives them a motivation to become a national cap and an international Test cricketer.
    • He and his dad Terry will be paired up as change bowlers, with the attack expected to be opened by two new caps, Paul Hart of Spring View and Steve Holt of Clifton.
  • 2 2.1 (of bottle) tapa (feminine), tapón (masculine); (metal) chapa (feminine), tapa (feminine); (of pen) capuchón (masculine), tapa (feminine) radiator cap tapa (feminine) del radiador gas o (British English/inglés británico) petrol cap tapa (feminine) del depósito or tanque de gasolina 2.2 (diaphragm) (British English/inglés británico) diafragma (masculine)
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    • Find out from this factsheet by the fpa how contraceptive diaphragms and caps work, how effective they are at preventing pregnancy and their advantages and disadvantages.
    • Diaphragms and caps are barrier methods of contraception.
    • Barrier methods of contraception include diaphragms, condoms and cervical caps.
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    • She pointedly puts the cap on her camera lens and walks with him.
    • Someone cleared their throat, and Artemesia straightened up, snapping the lens cap onto the camera.
    • This includes bottle caps, tin covers or aluminum foil - these are some of the items service technicians commonly find in clogged or broken disposals.
  • 3 3.1 (of mushroom, toadstool) sombrerete (masculine) 3.2 (of tooth — natural) esmalte (masculine); (— artificial) funda (feminine)
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    • Then, Bodine suffered a concussion and a broken collarbone and needed eight caps for his teeth because of a practice crash at Michigan.
    • Her whole jaw was bruised, her cap for her tooth cost £404.
    • While your dentist might still recommend an apple a day and be able to fit natural-looking caps, the latest orthodontic innovations concentrate on stopping decay before it has a chance to do any damage.
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    • He promises to impose spending caps and offset spending increases with mandatory spending cuts or tax increases.
    • He was complaining about the absence of a cap in campaign spending before the formal election period, even though it was his party that exploited this loophole prior to the last election.
    • This time around, spending caps may not be enough.
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    • Coral mushrooms do not have caps but instead have a fruiting body of branched clusters.
    • The cap & stem that we commonly eat is just the fruiting body.
    • Five tall, slender mushrooms with yellow stems and glowing orange caps reach through the decaying foliage toward the sky as ants burrow underground.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-pp-)

  • 2 2.1 (outdo) they were always trying to cap each other's jokes estaban siempre tratando de contar un chiste mejor que el del otro cap that! ¡a ver si tú puedes hacerlo mejor! 2.2 (crown, complete) rematar, coronar to cap it all off o (British English/inglés británico) to cap it all … para colmo (de desgracias or de males) …, para rematarla … [colloquial/familiar]
  • 3 (set upper limit) [expenditure] poner* un tope a, limitar [council] (in UK) poner* un tope a or limitar los gastos de to cap defense spending poner* un tope a or limitar los gastos de defensa
  • 4 (British English/inglés británico) [Sport/Deporte] he's been capped five times for Scotland ha integrado cinco veces la selección escocesa
  • 5 [Dentistry/Odontología] to have a tooth capped ponerse* una funda or una corona

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