capitalize on

Definition of capitalize on

:to get an advantage from (something, such as an event or situation)
  • They were able to capitalize on our mistakes.
  • She capitalized on her new fame by writing a book.

Word by Word Definitions

capitalize play
  1. : to write or print with an initial capital or in capitals

  2. : to convert into capital

  3. : to treat as an amortizable investment in long-term capital assets rather than as an ordinary operating expense to be charged against revenue for the period in which it is incurred


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