"capitalizes" in the verb sense
1. capitalize, capitalise, take advantage
draw advantages from
"he is capitalizing on her mistake"
"she took advantage of his absence to meet her lover"
2. capitalize, capitalise
supply with capital, as of a business by using a combination of capital used by investors and debt capital provided by lenders
3. capitalize, capitalise
write in capital letters
4. capitalize, capitalise
compute the present value of a business or an income
5. capitalize, capitalise
consider expenditures as capital assets rather than expenses
6. capitalize, capitalise
convert (a company's reserve funds) into capital
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