verb (used with or without object), cap·sized, cap·siz·ing.
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One is tilted sideways and sinking like a capsized ship, while “Benefits of Isolation” is a prisonlike tower that looks like a model of a relic from a vanished civilization.In the galleries: Exploring how body language is a visual form of communication|Mark Jenkins|June 11, 2021|Washington Post
NBC 7 reports that the County Medical Examiner’s Office has released the names of the three people who died Sunday after a “severely overcrowded” boat capsized in the waters off Point Loma.Morning Report: Who Gets to View Police Drone Footage?|Voice of San Diego|May 5, 2021|Voice of San Diego
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