verb (used with or without object), cap·sized, cap·siz·ing.
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Origin of capsize
synonym study for capsize
OTHER WORDS FROM capsizecap·siz·a·ble, adjectivenon·cap·siz·a·ble, adjectiveun·cap·siz·a·ble, adjectiveun·cap·sized, adjective
Words nearby capsize
Example sentences from the Web for capsize
They looked like toy ships on uncertain seas—heaving starboard, falling portside, too much in the bow, sinking in the stern—but they didn’t capsize.
Q: Trying to overthrow the Constitution and deliberately capsize the U.S. economy?
Men may refuse the challenge of trying to right a ship on the verge of capsize, preferring to wait for an easier test.
I am grieved to say that Mr. Billings remarked, "Let's go aboard the blank, and capsize the whole blank trunk."The Chequers|James Runciman
The pace became so hot that a small obstacle would capsize the sledge, causing it to roll over and over down the slope.The Home of the Blizzard|Douglas Mawson
Now all hung by a hair, we could not manage the boat and it must inevitably capsize and be swamped under this foaming crest.Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 2 (of 2)|Sven Hedin
Kiv-i-ung, who had never abused the boy, had gone out with the rest, but his kayak did not capsize.A Treasury of Eskimo Tales|Clara Kern Bayliss
He was a good swimmer, but he knew well that were his canoe to capsize he could not hope to survive long in these cold waters.The Gaunt Gray Wolf|Dillon Wallace