capitalize , capitalise (with)
on benefit from, cash in on (informal) exploit, gain from, make the most of, profit from, take advantage of
Diccionario de inglés sinónimos
capitalize ( capitalizes 3rd person present) ( capitalizing present participle) ( capitalized past tense & past participle )
in BRIT, also use capitalise
1 verb If you capitalizeon a situation, you use it to gain some advantage for yourself.
The rebels seem to be trying to capitalize on the public's discontent with the government. V on/upon n
2 verb In business, if you capitalize something that belongs to you, you sell it in order to make money. (BUSINESS)
Our intention is to capitalize the company by any means we can... V n
The company will be capitalized at £2 million. be V-ed at amount
...a massive capitalization programme.
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