What does CAPE mean?

Definitions for CAPEkeɪp

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word CAPE.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cape, ness(noun)

    a strip of land projecting into a body of water

  2. cape, mantle(noun)

    a sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter


  1. cape(Noun)

    A sleeveless garment or part of a garment, hanging from the neck over the back, arms, and shoulders, but not reaching below the hips.

  2. cape(Verb)

    To head or point; to keep a course.

    The ship capes southwest by south.

  3. cape

    To skin an animal, particularly a deer.

  4. Origin: cap, from caput.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cape(noun)

    a piece or point of land, extending beyond the adjacent coast into the sea or a lake; a promontory; a headland

  2. Cape(verb)

    to head or point; to keep a course; as, the ship capes southwest by south

  3. Cape(noun)

    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(verb)

    to gape

  5. Origin: [See Gape.]


  1. Cape

    A cape is any sleeveless outer garment, such as a poncho, but usually it is a long garment that covers only the back half of the wearer, fastening around the neck. Capes were common in medieval Europe, especially when combined with a hood in the chaperon, and have had periodic returns to fashion, for example, in nineteenth century Europe. Roman Catholic clergy wear a type of cape known as a ferraiolo, which is worn for formal events outside of a liturgical context. The cope is a liturgical vestment in the form of a cape. Capes are often highly decorated with elaborate embroidery. Capes remain in regular use as rain wear in various military units and police forces, for example in France. A gas cape was a voluminous military garment designed to give rain protection to someone wearing the bulky gas masks used in twentieth century wars. In fashion, the word cape usually refers to a shorter garment and cloak to a full-length version of the different types of garment, though the two terms are sometimes used synonymously for full-length coverings. The fashion cape does not cover the front to any appreciable degree. In raingear, a cape is usually a long and roomy protective garment worn to keep one dry in the rain.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cape

    kāp, n. a covering for the shoulders attached as a tippet to a coat or cloak: a sleeveless cloak. [O. Fr. cape—Low L. cappa.]

  2. Cape

    kāp, n. a head or point of land running into the sea: a headland: a wine produced in Cape Colony.—v.i. (naut.) to keep a course.—The Cape, for the Cape Colony. [Fr. cap—L. caput, the head.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. CAPE

    A neck in the sea. CAPER A foot in the air.

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Anagrams for CAPE »

  1. APEC

  2. EPCA

  3. PACE


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of CAPE in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of CAPE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Governor Chris Christie:

    Keep this in perspective, cape May County area was the least flooded area during Hurricane Sandy and had almost no damage in Cape May County area.

  2. Stephen Puleo out Tuesday:

    There were U-boats off the East Coast of America, sinking ships near Cape May and Cape Cod, people thought there would be bombers overhead. So the decision to remove the documents was not a frivolous or whimsical thought.

  3. George Bachrach:

    They have filed 26 lawsuits, they have lost 26 lawsuits. These have really been obstructionist lawsuits by people that don’t want their views impeded on Nantucket Sound, opposite of what the wealthy folks on Cape Cod think, this will actually attract tourists.

  4. Erik Pevernagie:

    Journeys of love can be stunning and desperately exhausting. Love implies hope, but numerous are the impediments and the road may be covered with shipwrecking obstacles, since love is mystery, doubt, fear, pain and sometimes war or hell. ( " Those journeys of love" - "Cape of good Hope " )

  5. Greg Sullivan:

    It’s all being paid for by people’s electric bill every month and hundreds of millions of dollars in subsidies. It's just so much money that’s coming from federal tax payers not just in Massachusetts, the estimates for the completion of Cape Wind have more than doubled since it was first proposed.

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