Definitions for: Capitalist

[n] a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)
[n] an advocate of capitalism
[adj] favoring or practicing capitalism
[adj] of or relating to capitalism or capitalists; "a capitalist nation"; "capitalistic methods and incentives"

Webster (1913) Definition: Cap"i*tal*ist, n. [Cf. F. capitaliste.]
One who has capital; one who has money for investment, or
money invested; esp. a person of large property, which is
employed in business.

The expenditure of the capitalist. --Burke.

Synonyms: bourgeois, capitalistic, capitalistic, competitive, free-enterprise(a), individualistic, laissez-faire(a), private-enterprise(a), rugged individualist

Antonyms: socialist, socialistic

See Also: Astor, bearer, bourgeois, businessperson, conservative, conservativist, financier, holder, human, individual, investor, John Jacob Astor, materialist, moneymaker, moneyman, mortal, person, profiteer, somebody, someone, soul

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