- A close-fitting head covering either without a brim or with a peak
- A special head covering to indicate rank, occupation etc.
- An academic mortarboard
- A protective cover or seal
- A crown for covering a tooth
- The summit of a mountain etc.
- An artificial upper limit or ceiling
- (informal) An uppercase letter, abbreviated from "capital"
- The top part of a mushroom
- A small amount of gunpowder in a paper strip or plastic cup for use in a toy gun
#: Billy spent all morning firing caps with his friends, re-enacting storming the beach at Normandy.
- A small explosive device used to detonate a larger charge of explosives
#: He wired the cap to the bundle of dynamite, then detonated it remotely.
- soccer An international appearance
#:Ferdinand won his 50th cap for England in a game against Sweden.
- Cricket The cap worn by players as protection from the sun; the cap awarded to a player when first selected to play for a side
- context|slang a bullet used to shoot someone; generally used in the phrase 'put a cap in (someone's) ass'
#* 2001: Charles Jade, ''Jade goes to Metreon''
#*: Did he think they were going to put a cap in his ass right in the middle of Metreon?
Czech: Äćepice f
Italian: cuffia f
Portuguese: 1. bonÃ© m; 2. quepe m
Spanish: gorro m (without peak), gorra f (with peak), cofia f (nurse, waitress)
Spanish: fulminante m
set one's cap at
- (informal) To convert text to uppercase
- To cover or seal with a cap
- To award a cap as a mark of distinction etc.
- To lie over or on top of something
- To surpass or outdo
- To set an upper limit on something
- Cricket To select a player to play for a specified side
- An abbreviation for capture
- context|slang To shoot someone
#: If he don't get outta my hood, I'm gonna cap his ass.
infl|sk|noun|gender=m|plural|capy|genitive|capa<sup>declension pattern chlap for singular, dub for plural</sup>
- a male goat