- to grow thicker Kumakapal ang alikabok sa mesa nang nakaliligtaan na itong linisin. -- The dust on the table thickens as it is being forgotten to clean.
- thickness Makapal ang tela ng damit kaya mainit ang pakiramdam kapag isinuot ito. -- The shirt's fabric is thick hence wearing it feels hot.
- (colloquial) Being too cocky to the point of criticizing bluntly. Ang kapal talaga ng hayop na yun! -- That pig is so full of himself!