Cap in a sentence

The word "cap" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of cap and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Cap

  • A covering for the head
  • One usually with a visor but without a brim, for men and boys
  • One of lace, muslin, etc., for women, or infants
  • One used as the mark or ensign of some rank, office, or dignity, as that of a cardinal.
  • The top, or uppermost part; the chief.
  • A respectful uncovering of the head.
  • The whole top of the head of a bird from the base of the bill to the nape of the neck.
  • Anything resembling a cap in form, position, or use
  • The uppermost of any assemblage of parts; as, the cap of column, door, etc.; a capital, coping, cornice, lintel, or plate.
  • Something covering the top or end of a thing for protection or ornament.
  • A collar of iron or wood used in joining spars, as the mast and the topmast, the bowsprit and the jib boom; also, a covering of tarred canvas at the end of a rope.
  • A percussion cap. See under Percussion.
  • The removable cover of a journal box.
  • A portion of a spherical or other convex surface.
  • A large size of writing paper; as, flat cap; foolscap; legal cap.
  • To cover with a cap, or as with a cap; to provide with a cap or cover; to cover the top or end of; to place a cap upon the proper part of; as, to cap a post; to cap a gun.
  • To complete; to crown; to bring to the highest point or consummation; as, to cap the climax of absurdity.
  • To salute by removing the cap.
  • To match; to mate in contest; to furnish a complement to; as, to cap text; to cap proverbs.
  • To uncover the head respectfully.
  • a tight-fitting headdress
  • a top (as for a bottle)
  • something serving as a cover or protection
  • the upper part of a column that supports the entablature
  • (dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth
  • a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive; can be used to initiate the reaction of a disrupting explosive
  • an upper limit on what is allowed
  • a protective covering that is part of a plant
  • a fruiting structure resembling an umbrella or a cone that forms the top of a stalked fleshy fungus such as a mushroom
  • restrict the number or amount of
  • lie at the top of

How to use cap in a sentence. Cap pronunciation.

Winter drew on, and, one day, her little boy came in shivering with cold and asked if he could not have a fur cap, as his straw hat was very cold and none of the boys at school wore straw hats.
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She gave a hopeful answer to the boy and sent him out to play, and then went to her bedroom and knelt and wept in utter desolation of heart before God, praying most earnestly that God would give her a token that He _was_ her God and was caring for her by sending her a cap for her boy.
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She had no burden about the cap, and was quite content for God to send it or not as it pleased Him; and, in the afternoon, when a neighbor called, occupied with the Lord and his wonderful love, the thought of the cap had gone from her mind.
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Just before he died I bought him a fur cap: he only wore it two or three times.
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But, this morning, as I went to the drawer to look them over, I felt that I should give you this cap for your little boy.
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As she took the cap and told her neighbor of the morning trial, prayer and blessing, two souls were filled with the sense of the reality of prayer and the love of God for his children.
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His neck was bare and white, and he wore no whiskers and very little beard; a collar of magnificent lace fell over his shoulders; and a black velvet cap ornamented with white plumes, which was the most elegant in the assembly, completed this costume.
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He was admitted by a very young servant, in a very clean cap and apron.
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He loaded them with great care, adjusting the caps by pressing them lightly to the nipple with his thumb.
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You see the jolly concierges sweeping the white footpaths; half-dressed merchants taking down their shutters with great noise; and groups of ostlers, in Scotch caps, smoking and fraternizing on the hotel steps.
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She took off her cap and brushed it with her glove, to remove the drops of rain which had fallen upon it.
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Two men were in the car with her who wore overalls and small round caps.
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She began at once to make her preparations, tying her hair in a tight knot on top of her head and drawing a waterproof bathing cap over all. "I am going to protect my hair," she smiled in answer to the unspoken question in the eyes of her companion.
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George got up and waved his cap to the girls.
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And it was just lifted from me as one might take the cap off one's head.
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In the "Historia Lausiaca," cap.
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Ammianus Marcellinus, Book xxv. cap.
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He looked with awe at the students of the corps, their cheeks gashed and red, who swaggered about in their coloured caps.
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At that moment two men passed, in brown velveteens, enormous trousers, and basque caps.
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He wore a Norfolk jacket of bold pattern, a blue stock round his neck, and a tweed cap of fantastic shape.
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Examples of Cap

Example #1
She was without a cent in the world.
Example #2
Her husband's death left her destitute, with little children to provide for, and few friends from whom to look for continuous aid.
Example #3
While she prayed the peace of God filled her soul.
Example #4
She was made to feel the presence of her Saviour in such a way that all doubts as to his love for her and his fulfillment of all his promises to care for her vanished away, and she went out of her room, rejoicing in the Lord and singing his praise.
Example #5
When the neighbor rose to depart, she said, "You know my little boy died last fall.