Capital may refer to:


Colleges, seminaries, and universities


  • Capital (economics), a factor of production that is not wanted for itself but for its ability to help in producing other goods
    • Capital requirement or "bank capital", the requirement that banks keep certain monetary reserves
    • Financial capital, any form of wealth capable of being employed in the production of more wealth
    • Human capital, workers' skills and abilities as regards their contribution to an economy
    • Intellectual capital, intangible assets, for example, knowledge, resource know-how and processes
    • Natural capital, the resources of an ecosystem that yields a flow of goods and services into the future
    • Physical capital, any non-human asset made by humans and then used in production
    • Public capital, means of production other than natural capital
    • Working capital, short term capital needed by the company to finance its operations
  • Cultural capital, the advantage individuals can gain from mastering the cultural tastes of a privileged group
  • Political capital, means by which a politician or political party may gain support or popularity
  • Positive psychological capital, the value of an individual's level of optimism, hope, resilience, self-efficacy
  • Social capital, the value of social networks to individuals embedded in them
  • Symbolic capital, in Pierre Bourdieu's theory; a type of capital correlated to social capital, that comes into existence once it is recognized



Film and television






  • Capital Airlines (UK), was an airline based in the United Kingdom and self-proclaimed "Yorkshire International Airlines"
  • Capital ship, a classification of a naval vessel

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