HyperDic: capitalist

English > 4 senses of the word capitalist:
NOUNperson capitalista conservative advocate of capitalism
person capitalista person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)
ADJECTIVEpertcapitalist, capitalisticof or relating to capitalism or capitalists
allcapitalist, capitalisticfavoring / favoring or practicing capitalism
capitalist > pronunciation
Soundskae'pahtahlahst
Rhymesabolitionist ... zoologist: 193 rhymes with ahst...
English > capitalist: 4 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to capitalism or capitalists.
Examples
  • "a capitalist nation"
  • "capitalistic methods and incentives"
Synonymcapitalistic
Spanishcapitalista
Catalancapitalista
Nounscapitalisman economic system based on private ownership of capital
capitalista conservative advocate of capitalism
English > capitalist: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningfavoring / favoring or practicing capitalism.
Synonymcapitalistic
Narrowerbourgeois(according to Marxist thought) being of the property-owning class and exploitive of the working class
competitive, free-enterprise, private-enterpriseSubscribing to capitalistic competition
individualistic, laissez-faireWith minimally restricted freedom in commerce
Oppositesocialistic, socialistadvocating or following the socialist principles
Spanishcapitalista
Catalancapitalista
Nounscapitalista conservative advocate of capitalism
English > capitalist: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA conservative advocate of capitalism.
Broaderconservative, conservativistA person who is reluctant to accept changes and new ideas
Spanishcapitalista
Catalancapitalista
Adjectivescapitalistfavoring / favoring or practicing capitalism
capitalistof or relating to capitalism or capitalists
Nounscapitalisman economic system based on private ownership of capital
English > capitalist: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business).
Categorycommercial enterprise, business enterprise, businessThe activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
InstancesAstor, John Jacob AstorUnited States capitalist (born in Germany) who made a fortune in fur trading (1763-1848)
Narrowerbusinessperson, bourgeoisA capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise
financier, moneymanA person skilled in large scale financial transactions
holder, bearerThe person who is in possession of a check or note or bond or document of title that is endorsed to him or to whoever holds it
investorsomeone who commits capital in order to gain financial returns
materialistsomeone with great regard for material possessions
moneymakersomeone who is successful in accumulating wealth / wealth
profiteersomeone who makes excessive profit (especially on goods in short supply)
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishcapitalista
Catalancapitalista
Nounscapitalwealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business and human resources of economic value
capitalassets available for use in the production of further assets

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