(noun.) a tight-fitting headdress.
(noun.) a top (as for a bottle).
(noun.) something serving as a cover or protection.
(noun.) a fruiting structure resembling an umbrella or a cone that forms the top of a stalked fleshy fungus such as a mushroom.
(verb.) restrict the number or amount of; 'We had to cap the number of people we can accept into our club'.
(verb.) lie at the top of; 'Snow capped the mountains'.
(n.) A covering for the head
(n.) One usually with a visor but without a brim, for men and boys
(n.) One of lace, muslin, etc., for women, or infants
(n.) One used as the mark or ensign of some rank, office, or dignity, as that of a cardinal.
(n.) The top, or uppermost part; the chief.
(n.) A respectful uncovering of the head.
(n.) The whole top of the head of a bird from the base of the bill to the nape of the neck.
(n.) Anything resembling a cap in form, position, or use
(n.) The uppermost of any assemblage of parts; as, the cap of column, door, etc.; a capital, coping, cornice, lintel, or plate.
(n.) Something covering the top or end of a thing for protection or ornament.
(n.) A collar of iron or wood used in joining spars, as the mast and the topmast, the bowsprit and the jib boom; also, a covering of tarred canvas at the end of a rope.
(n.) A percussion cap. See under Percussion.
(n.) The removable cover of a journal box.
(n.) A portion of a spherical or other convex surface.
(n.) A large size of writing paper; as, flat cap; foolscap; legal cap.
(v. t.) To cover with a cap, or as with a cap; to provide with a cap or cover; to cover the top or end of; to place a cap upon the proper part of; as, to cap a post; to cap a gun.
(v. t.) To deprive of cap.
(v. t.) To complete; to crown; to bring to the highest point or consummation; as, to cap the climax of absurdity.
(v. t.) To salute by removing the cap.
(v. t.) To match; to mate in contest; to furnish a complement to; as, to cap text; to cap proverbs.
(v. i.) To uncover the head respectfully.
v. a. . Crown, complete, finish.. Exceed, surpass, transcend, overtop.
n. a woman's head-dress of muslin or the like: a boy's head-dress any kind of unbrimmed covering for the head: a cap-like covering of any kind: a cover: the top.—v.t. to put on a cap as the official cap of a degree in some colleges: to outdo or surpass: to cover the end or top: to raise the cap in token of respect:—pr.p. cap′ping; pa.p. capped.—n. Cap′-case a small travelling-case a chest.—Cap and bells the characteristic marks of a professional jester; Cap a story quotation verse &c. to follow one up with another or with its proper continuation or conclusion; Cap in hand symbolic of reverence or submission; Cap of liberty or Phrygian bonnet the conical cap given to a Roman slave on enfranchisement now the symbol of republicanism; Cap of maintenance (see Maintenance).—A feather in one's cap something giving distinction: something to be proud of.—Black cap that put on by the judge before pronouncing sentence of death; College cap the so-called square mortarboard or trencher-cap worn at English colleges.—Percussion cap a small copper cylinder closed at one end for conveniently holding the detonating powder which is exploded by the act of percussion in percussion-arms.—Set one's cap at of a woman to set herself to captivate a man's fancy.—The cap fits the allusion hits or suits; Throw up one's cap in token of immoderate joy.
n. a wooden drinking-bowl with two handles.
For a woman to dream of seeing a cap, she will be invited to take part in some festivity. For a girl to dream that she sees her sweetheart with a cap on, denotes that she will be bashful and shy in his presence. To see a prisoner's cap, denotes that your courage is failing you in time of danger. To see a miner's cap, you will inherit a substantial competency.