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cap·size

 (kăp′sīz′, kăp-sīz′)
intr. & tr.v. cap·sized, cap·siz·ing, cap·siz·es
To overturn or cause to overturn: The boat capsized; I capsized the canoe.

[Perhaps from Spanish capuzar, to load a ship so that its bow sinks (perhaps alteration of chapuzar, to duck, push underwater, from Vulgar Latin *subputeāre : Latin sub-, sub- + puteus, well; see pit1), or from Spanish cabezar, to pitch (from cabeza, head, from Vulgar Latin *capitia, from Latin caput, capit-; see cape2).]
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Hiding his canoe, still afloat, among these thickets, with its prow seaward, he sat down in the stern, paddle low in hand; and when the ship was gliding by, like a flash he darted out; gained her side; with one backward dash of his foot capsized and sank his canoe; climbed up the chains; and throwing himself at full length upon the deck, grappled a ringbolt there, and swore not to let it go, though hacked in pieces.
I don't know how long I may live, or how soon I may die; but I know that if I was capsized, any night, in a gale of wind in Yarmouth Roads here, and was to see the town-lights shining for the last time over the rollers as I couldn't make no head against, I could go down quieter for thinking "There's a man ashore there, iron-true to my little Em'ly, God bless her, and no wrong can touch my Em'ly while so be as that man lives.
He added that he did not pretend to say what he might or might not have done to Compeyson, but, that in the moment of his laying his hand on his cloak to identify him, that villain had staggered up and staggered back, and they had both gone overboard together; when the sudden wrenching of him (Magwitch) out of our boat, and the endeavour of his captor to keep him in it, had capsized us.
We were both of us capsized in a second, and both of us rolled, almost together, into the scuppers, the dead red-cap, with his arms still spread out, tumbling stiffly after us.
The concussion nearly capsized her, and with a sickening plunge she hurtled downward through the dark night.
It chanced that Jean was the first lad to step into the boat; he stumbled, rolled to one side, the boat revolted at his weight and capsized.
Our Jehu had carelessly driven over a heap of gravel and fairly capsized the coach, with the wheels in the air and our heels where our heads should have been.
If I capsized now, well, we might go to the bottom together; otherwise the hen-coop and I should not part company in a hurry; and I thought, I felt, that she would float.
The moment her progress was checked she promptly capsized.
The boat was swung on a precipitous mountain of salt water and as quickly capsized.
THE Gallant Crew at a life-saving station were about to launch their life-boat for a spin along the coast when they discovered, but a little distance away, a capsized vessel with a dozen men clinging to her keel.
Men died of whisky; but then, too, fishermen were capsized and drowned, hoboes fell under trains and were cut to pieces.