CAPITALIZE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CAPITALIZE
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Definitions:     Search Merriam-Webster
capitalize
 v.  take the chance to gain advantage from
 v.  provide a company with capital
Classic Sentence: (139 in 10 pages)
1  But for a few thousand poor ignorant field-hands, in the face of poverty, a falling market, and social stress, to save and capitalize two hundred thousand dollars in a generation has meant a tremendous effort.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VIII
2  Joe pronounced this word, as if it began with at least twelve capital Bs.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter VII
3  Those were the two little words, more capital.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIX
4  I shall not rest satisfied with merely employing my capital in insuring ships.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXII
5  This certainly had not a profitable appearance, and I shook my head as if I would imply that it would be difficult to lay by much accumulative capital from such a source of income.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXII
6  My opinion of the coal trade on that river is, that it may require talent, but that it certainly requires capital.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. SOMEBODY TURNS UP
7  It would do for me and Dora admirably: with a little front garden for Jip to run about in, and bark at the tradespeople through the railings, and a capital room upstairs for my aunt.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. ENTHUSIASM
8  Before we went, I wrote Traddles a full statement of all that had happened, and Traddles wrote me back a capital answer, expressive of his sympathy and friendship.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. ENTHUSIASM
9  Agnes has a great liking for Traddles, and it is capital to see them meet, and to observe the glory of Traddles as he commends the dearest girl in the world to her acquaintance.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 43. ANOTHER RETROSPECT
10  'Capital, madam, capital,' urged Mr. Micawber, gloomily.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 52. I ASSIST AT AN EXPLOSION
11  It's a capital little gipsy sort of place.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 59. RETURN
12  All the skaters, it seemed, with perfect self-possession, skated towards her, skated by her, even spoke to her, and were happy, quite apart from her, enjoying the capital ice and the fine weather.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 1: Chapter 9
13  You know that capital oppresses the laborer.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 1: Chapter 25
14  Petritsky, whom he liked, was implicated in the affair, and the other culprit was a capital fellow and first-rate comrade, who had lately joined the regiment, the young Prince Kedrov.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 5
15  Everything was capital, everything was cheering.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 13
Example Sentence: (118 in 8 pages)
16  Missile attacks on the capital resumed at dawn.
17  The rebels took over the capital and set up a new government.
18  The capital is located on the river.
19  At last they ceased working for lack of capital.
20  He argued in favour of capital punishment.
21  He advocates the return of capital punishment.
22  Most democracies have abolished capital punishment.
23  Health care in the capital compares poorly with that in the rest of the country.
24  Armed rebels advanced towards the capital.
25  Well, we have not enough fluid capital.
26  The committee held its founding congress in the capital, Riga.
27  We feared that an advance on the capital would soon follow.
28  Reports from Chad suggest that rebel forces are advancing on the capital.
29  Following a determined resistance in the east, there was eventually a popular uprising in the capital.
30  Guerillas captured and briefly held an important provincial capital.