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Meaning of CAPE

Pronunciation:  keyp

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter
  2. [n]  a strip of land projecting into a body of water

CAPE is a 4 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: mantle, ness
 See Also: Cape Fear, Cape Hatteras, Cape Horn, Cape May, Cape of Good Hope, Cape Sable, chlamys, cloak, dry land, earth, ground, land, Lindeness, mantelet, mantilla, Naze, pelisse, solid ground, spit, terra firma, tippet, tongue



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Cape\ (k[=a]p), n. [F. cap, fr. It. capo head, cape, fr.
    L. caput heat, end, point. See {Chief}.]
    A piece or point of land, extending beyond the adjacent coast
    into the sea or a lake; a promontory; a headland.
    {Cape buffalo} (Zo["o]l.) a large and powerful buffalo of
       South Africa ({Bubalus Caffer}). It is said to be the most
       dangerous wild beast of Africa. See {Buffalo}, 2.
    {Cape jasmine}, {Cape jassamine}. See {Jasmine}.
    {Cape pigeon} (Zo["o]l.), a petrel ({Daptium Capense}) common
       off the Cape of Good Hope. It is about the size of a
    {Cape wine}, wine made in South Africa [Eng.]
    {The Cape}, the Cape of Good Hope, in the general sense of
       southern extremity of Africa. Also used of Cape Horn, and,
       in New England, of Cape Cod.
  2. \Cape\, v. i. (Naut.)
    To head or point; to keep a course; as, the ship capes
    southwest by south.
  3. \Cape\, n. [OE. Cape, fr. F. cape; cf. LL. cappa. See
    {Cap}, and cf. 1st {Cope}, {Chape}.]
    A sleeveless garment or part of a garment, hanging from the
    neck over the back, arms, and shoulders, but not reaching
    below the hips. See {Cloak}.
  4. \Cape\, v. i. [See {Gape}.]
    To gape. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
  5. \
    A kind of full sleeveless cape, fitting closely about the
          Robert's wind-blown head and tall form wrapped in an
          Inverness cape.                          --Mrs. Humphry
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing or dream that you are wearing a cape indicates that you are trying to shield yourself from being emotionally hurt. It may also mean that you are trying to cover-up or hide something.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: academic gown, afghan, beak, bill, blouse, breakwater, burnoose, capote, cardinal, cashmere, cassock, chersonese, chlamys, cloak, coral reef, delta, domino, duster, foreland, frock, head, headland, hook, Inverness cape, kimono, kirtle, manta, manteau, mantelet, mantelletta, mantellone, mantilla, mantle, mantua, mull, naze, neck, ness, opera cloak, pallium, pelisse, peninsula, peplum, plaid, point, poncho, promontory, reef, robe, sagum, sandspit, shawl, shoulderette, slop, smock, soutane, spit, spur, stole, tabard, tippet, toga, toga virilis, tongue, tunic, wrap-around, wrapper, wrap-up