Definitions of capitalization

  1. writing in capital letters
  2. the act of capitalizing on an opportunity
  3. The act or process of capitalizing.
  4. The act of capitalizing or converting into capital.

Usage examples for capitalization

  1. The United States Steel Company would have no greater and no less a monopoly of the steel business if it were organized with one- half of its present capitalization. – Popular Law-making by Frederic Jesup Stimson
  2. When issued, this common stock was rather thinner than water, and it represented mostly a capitalization of the Trust's tariff graft. – Story of the Session of the California Legislature of 1909 by Franklin Hichborn
  3. All of the voyages with old- fashioned spelling and capitalization that make it an attractive edition to the student. – Literature for Children by Orton Lowe
  4. Bret Harte's capitalization of " Sierras" may be safely challenged. – The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52 by Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe
  5. " All capitalization entails a fair compromise- values to be considered in the light of new development," said the Senator. – All-Wool Morrison by Holman Day
  6. We shall make use of the capitalization theory at various points in our discussion of general prices. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  7. All this is true; and yet it is also true that there are real and grave evils, one of the chief being over- capitalization because of its many baleful consequences; and a resolute and practical effort must be made to correct these evils. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  8. Notwithstanding the great value of many of the lines, its physical condition was poor; the liabilities and capitalization were enormous; and much of the mileage was distinctly unprofitable. – The Railroad Builders A Chronicle of the Welding of the States, Volume 38 in The Chronicles of America Series by John Moody
  9. Consequently many large railroad systems of heavy capitalization bid fair to run into difficulties on the first serious falling off in general business. – The Railroad Builders A Chronicle of the Welding of the States, Volume 38 in The Chronicles of America Series by John Moody
  10. In this country great transportation monopolies had been built up, having an enormous capitalization, and many of them were dependent for their profits on the advantage of price fixing that monopoly may be expected to bring. – The Path of Empire A Chronicle of the United States as a World Power, Volume 46 in The Chronicles of America Series by Carl Russell Fish
  11. As soon as we get our corporation papers, we original incorporators will, of course, form the officers and board of directors, and we will immediately vote to increase our capitalization to one hundred thousand dollars, in one thousand shares of one hundred dollars each. – Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford by George Randolph Chester