the act or process of capitalizing.
the authorized or outstanding stocks and bonds of a corporation.

the total investment of the owner or owners in a business enterprise.
the total corporate liability.
the total arrived at after addition of liabilities.

conversion into stocks or bonds.
the act of computing the present value of future periodical payments.
Contemporary Examples

The Christopher Hitchens Memorial: Without God, but With Style Max McGuinness April 23, 2012
What Is Romanticism? Jimmy So September 24, 2011
Murdoch Hacking Scandal Could Go Global, Threaten News Corp.’s Core TV Business Peter Jukes March 27, 2012

Historical Examples

Wilford Woodruff Matthias F. Cowley
The Child and the Curriculum John Dewey
The Legendary History of the Cross John Ashton
Cyrano de Bergerac Edmond Rostand
The Value of Money Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
Leviathan Thomas Hobbes
The Value of Money Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.


the act of capitalizing
the sum so derived

(accounting) the par value of the total share capital issued by a company, including the loan capital and sometimes reserves
the act of estimating the present value of future payments, earnings, etc
the act of writing or printing in capital letters


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