The Only Use of
Uses with a very common or rare meaning:
- One of our friends, Berkovitz, who had just returned from the capital, told us: "The Jews in Budapest are living in an atmosphere of fear and terror.†
(meaning too common or rare to warrant focus) Capital has many other senses including an uppercase letter (such as B in contrast to b); and anything that is more important than other similar things -- especially a city from which a nation is governed. Capital is often confused with capitol which is the building (or buildings) from which a nation is governed. See a comprehensive dictionary for other senses of capital.