capitalise capitalise

Definition(s):

  1. (v) supply with capital, as of a business by using a combination of capital used by investors and debt capital provided by lenders
  2. (v) draw advantages from
  3. (v) write in capital letters
  4. (v) compute the present value of a business or an income
  5. (v) consider expenditures as capital assets rather than expenses
  6. (v) convert (a company's reserve funds) into capital

Usage(s):

  • Having pretty much destroyed Lloyds in the merger, the government needs to re-capitalise the bank and compensate the LLoyds shareholders.

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  1. "Our players never give up no matter what the situation," South Korea coach Huh Jung-moo said. "We were on a high we were doing quite well ...... the reason we lost was we were unable to capitalise on our opportunities."
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Huh Jung-moo Source: Vancouver Sun

  2. "I'm proud of our guys," Bryant said. "We had opportunities last night. We didn't capitalise on them. Ghana did."
    on Jun 27, 2010 By: Kobe Bryant Source: Ninemsn

  3. "I'm not very happy," said Norman. "I just didn't capitalise on my round. It was the worst score I could have shot."
    on Jul 26, 2008 By: Greg Norman Source: Times Online

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