Synonyms of cap in English:

cap


See definition of cap

noun

1‘a small bottle with a white plastic cap’

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lid, top, stopper, cork, bung, spile

ferrule

cover, covering

North American stopple

2‘school leavers in cap and gown’

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mortar board, academic cap

dated trencher, trencher cap, square

3‘he raised the cap on local authority spending’

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limit, upper limit, ceiling

curb, check


verb

1‘mountains capped with snow’

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top, crown

cover, coat, blanket, mantle

2‘his innings capped a great day for the Australians’

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round off, crown, be a fitting climax to, put the finishing touch to, put the finishing touches to, perfect, complete

3‘they tried to cap each other's stories’

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beat, better, surpass, outdo, outshine, trump, top, upstage

improve on, go one better than

informal best

4‘he was capped 22 times for England’

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choose, select, pick, include

informal give someone the nod

5‘council budgets will be capped’

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set a limit on, put a ceiling on, limit, restrict, keep within bounds

curb, control, peg