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Cape Verde an African country that is made up of a group of Atlantic islands just west of the Senegal coast. The capital of Cape Verde is Praia.
capillary a tiny blood vessel joining the end of an artery to the beginning of a vein.
cap in hand with meekness and respect; in a humble manner.
capital1 the city where the government of a country, state, or province is located. [8 definitions]
capital2 the top part of a column or pillar.
capitalism an economic system in which land, factories, and other resources are owned by individuals instead of the government. In this system, the prices of things we buy are decided by the people who sell them and not by the government.
capitalize to write or print (something) using capital letters or using a capital letter as the first letter.
capitol the building in which the lawmakers of a state meet. [2 definitions]
Capricorn a constellation between Sagittarius and Aquarius. Capricorn is also called the Goat. [3 definitions]
capsize to turn over; upset.
capsule a tiny case that holds one dose of medicine. Capsules are made of gelatin and dissolve when swallowed. [2 definitions]
captain a leader. [6 definitions]
caption the words that describe a picture or graph in a magazine, book, or newspaper.
captive one who is captured and held prisoner. [2 definitions]
capture to take hold or gain control of by force or through planning. [3 definitions]
capybara a large, furry rodent that has no tail. Capybara live near rivers, lakes, or other watery areas in forests or grassy regions of South America. Capybara are related to guinea pigs, mice, and squirrels, but they are much larger. Despite their size, they eat only plants.
car an automobile. [3 definitions]
Caracas the capital city of Venezuela.
caramel sugar that is heated until it melts and turns brown. Caramel is used to color and flavor foods. [2 definitions]
carat a unit of weight for diamonds and other gems, equal to one-fifth of a gram.
caravan a band of people traveling together. Caravans are often formed for safety when crossing a remote area like a desert. [3 definitions]