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CAP, the /ˌsiː eɪ ˈpiː/
cap /kæp/ noun [countable]

نعل درگاه ، چاشنی ، سرپوش ، راس ، باکلاهک پوشاندن ، پوشش دار کردن ، سلام دادن بوسیله برداشتن کلاه از سر ، سربطری یا قوطی ، (capa) طاق ، علوم مهندسی: چاشنی ، معماری: کلاهک ، ورزش: انتخاب برای تیم ملی ، علوم نظامی: کلاهک
Synonyms: beat, better, crown, eclipse, exceed, outdo, outstrip, surpass, top, transcend

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

CAP, the /ˌsiː eɪ ˈpiː/ abbreviation for
the Common Agricultural Policy; a system of laws arranged by the European Union to control the production of food and other farm crops. It set limits on how much farmers can grow, and provided them with financial support. The CAP has often been criticized as a wasteful use of European Union money, and some people think it has given a lot of money to rich farmers who do not need it.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. cap1 S3 /kæp/ noun [countable]
[Date: 900-1000; Language: Late Latin; Origin: cappa 'covering for the head, cloak', perhaps from Latin caput 'head']

1. HAT
a) a type of flat hat that has a curved part sticking out at the front, and is often worn as part of a uniform:
a baseball cap
old men in flat caps
a chauffeur’s peaked cap
b) a covering that fits very closely to your head:
a swimming cap
a shower cap
c) a type of simple hat that fits very closely to your head, worn especially by women in the past:
a white lace cap

COVERING a protective covering that you put on the end or top of an object Synonym : top:
Make sure you put the cap back on the pen.
a bottle cap

3. LIMIT an upper limit that is put on the amount of money that someone can earn, spend, or borrow:
a cap on local council spending

4. SPORT British English
a) if a sportsperson wins a cap or is given a cap, he or she is chosen to play for their country:
He won his first England cap against Wales in 1994.
b) a sportsperson who has played for his or her country:
Mason is one of two new caps in the team.

5. SMALL EXPLOSIVE a small paper container with explosive inside it, used especially in toy guns

6. SEX a contraceptive made of a round piece of rubber that a woman puts inside her vagina Synonym : diaphragm

7. go cap in hand (to somebody) British English, go hat in hand American English to ask for money or help in a very respectful way, from someone who has a lot more power than you:
Elderly people should receive a heating allowance every winter, instead of having to go cap in hand to the government.
flat cap, ice cap, kneecap, mob cap, skull cap, toecap, ⇒ a feather in your cap at feather1(2), ⇒ if the cap fits (, wear it) at fit1(8), ⇒ put your thinking cap on at thinking1(3)

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. cap2 verb (past tense and past participle capped, present participle capping) [transitive]

1. COVER be capped with something to have a particular substance on top:
a graceful tower capped with a golden dome
magnificent cliffs capped by lovely wild flowers

2. LIMIT [often passive] to limit the amount of something, especially money, that can be used, allowed, or spent:
the only county to have its spending capped by the government

3. GOOD/BAD to say, do, or be something that is better, worse, or more extreme than something that has just happened or been said:
Well, we went three nights with no sleep at all. I bet you can’t cap that!

4. be capped by something to have something very good or very bad at the end of an event:
a fabulous weekend, capped by dinner in the Times Square Hotel

5. SPORT [usually passive] British English to choose someone for a national sports team:
He’s been capped three times for England.

6. to cap it all (off) British English spoken used before a statement to say that something is the last in a series of annoying, unpleasant, or funny events:
To cap it all, the phones didn’t work, and there was no hot water.

7. snow-capped, white-capped etc with snow on top, with white on top etc:
snow-capped mountains

8. TOOTH to cover a tooth with a special hard white substance:
He’s had his teeth capped.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. soft flat hat
ADJ. flat, peaked | cloth | baseball, bathing, cricket, forage, school, shower, skull, swimming
CAP + NOUN badge
 ⇒ Special page at CLOTHES

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. covering for the end/top of sth
ADJ. filler, hub, lens | screw The bottle has a screw cap.
VERB + CAP put on, screw on Put the cap back on the pen.
remove, take off, unscrew

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


a baseball cap (=that people wear for baseball and for fashion)
He was wearing a sweater and a baseball cap.
a flat cap (also a cloth cap) British English (=made of cloth with a stiff piece that sticks out at the front)
We saw an old man in a jacket and a brown flat cap.
a peaked cap (=worn as part of a uniform)
She wore a sailor's peaked cap.
a swimming/bathing cap
A swimming cap will stop you getting your hair wet.
a shower cap (=worn to keep your hair dry when having a shower)
There was a little bag containing soap, shampoo and a shower cap.
wear a cap
He was wearing a baseball cap.
put on/take off/remove your cap
He opened the door, took off his cap, and threw it on a hook.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

See: feather in one's cap , set one's cap for , put on one's thinking cap

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

Capital (State) 
Capital Letter 
Civil Air Patrol 
Combat Air Patrol 
Computer Assisted Purchasing

[TahlilGaran] Acronyms and Abbreviations Dictionary

Common Agricultural Policy, Country Action Plan

[TahlilGaran] Acronyms and Abbreviations Dictionary


[TahlilGaran] Acronyms and Abbreviations Dictionary

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