capitalize - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/ˈkæpɪtəlaɪz/
present tense
I/you/we/theycapitalize
he/she/itcapitalizes
present participlecapitalizing
past tensecapitalized
past participlecapitalized
  1. 2
    business to sell something you own for money that you need

    You can choose to capitalize some of the value of your pension.

phrasal verbs