capitalize

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capitalize verb
also British capitalise /ˈkæpətəˌlaɪz/
capitalizes; capitalized; capitalizing
capitalize
verb
also British capitalise /ˈkæpətəˌlaɪz/
capitalizes; capitalized; capitalizing
Learner's definition of CAPITALIZE
[+ object]
: to use a capital letter to write, print, or type (a letter of the alphabet)
: to begin (a word or name) with a capital letter
: to provide the money that is needed to start or develop (a business)
: to sell (something valuable, such as property or stock) in order to get money : to convert (something) into capital

capitalize on

[phrasal verb]
capitalize on (something)
: to use (something, such as an event or situation) in a way that helps you : to get an advantage from (something)

— capitalization

also British capitalisation /ˌkæpətələˈzeɪʃən/ Brit /ˌkæpətəˌlaɪˈzeɪʃən/ noun [noncount]
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