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Definitions of cap:
  • noun:   a tight-fitting headdress
  • noun:   a top (as for a bottle)
  • noun:   something serving as a cover or protection
  • noun:   a fruiting structure resembling an umbrella that forms the top of a stalked fleshy fungus such as a mushroom
  • noun:   dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a tooth
  • noun:   an upper limit on what is allowed
    Example: "They established a cap for prices"
  • noun:   the upper part of a column that supports the entablature
  • noun:   a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive; can be used to initiate the reaction of a disrupting explosive
  • verb:   restrict the number or amount of
    Example: "We had to cap the number of people we can accept into our club"
  • verb:   lie at the top of
    Example: "Snow capped the mountains"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #24847)

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