Definition of Capitalist

1. Noun. A conservative advocate of capitalism.

Generic synonyms: Conservative, Conservativist
Derivative terms: Capitalism



2. Adjective. Of or relating to capitalism or capitalists. "Capitalistic methods and incentives"
Exact synonyms: Capitalistic
Partainyms: Capitalism, Capitalism
Derivative terms: Capitalism

3. Noun. A person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business).

4. Adjective. Favoring or practicing capitalism.

Definition of Capitalist

1. n. One who has capital; one who has money for investment, or money invested; esp. a person of large property, which is employed in business.

Definition of Capitalist

1. Adjective. Of, or pertaining to, capitalism. ¹

2. Adjective. Supporting or endorsing capitalism. ¹

3. Noun. A person who is a supporter of capitalism. ¹

4. Noun. An owner of (considerable amount of) capital. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Capitalist

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Capitalist

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1. Capital: A Critique of Political Economy by Karl Marx (1906)
"In the infancy of capitalist production, things often Happened as in the infancy of mediaeval towns, where the question, which of the escaped serfs should ..."

2. The Trial of Scott Nearing and the American Socialist Society: Presiding by Scott Nearing, American Socialist Society (1919)
"By the capitalist nation we mean a nation that is dependent upon a capitalist ... All the great nations of the world were capitalist nations at the time the ..."

3. Readings in Industrial Society: A Study in the Structure and Functioning of by Leon Carroll Marshall (1918)
"The assumption that the capitalist is the employer, the employer the capitalist ... True it is that the employer should be a capitalist, that he should have ..."

4. Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications to Social by John Stuart Mill (1909)
"But in the latter case, the labourer is to that extent really a capitalist, investing capital in the concern, by supplying a portion of the funds necessary ..."

5. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"In any department of life where payments are made in kind or in service rather than in money, no room remains for the operation of the capitalist. ..."

6. The German Socialist Party: Champion of the First Republic, 1918-1933 by William Harvey Maehl (1986)
"... OF A capitalist CONSENSUS 1. The Spell of Supply-side Economics To achieve the levels of production required to meet the Dawes payment schedules, ..."

7. Principles of Political Economy, with Some of Their Applications to Social by John Stuart Mill (1896)
"But in the latter case, the labourer is to that extent really a capitalist, investing capital in the concern, by supplying a portion of the funds necessary ..."

8. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1907)
"Whether the partisans of the capitalist class misrepresent and misinterpret ... The sooner this is realized by the opponents of Marx in the capitalist camp, ..."

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