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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).]

capsize

(kæpˈsaɪz)
vb
to overturn accidentally; upset
[C18: of uncertain origin]
capˈsizal n

cap•size

(ˈkæp saɪz, kæpˈsaɪz)

v.i., v.t. -sized, -siz•ing.
to turn bottom up; overturn.
[1780–90; obscurely akin to Occitan ca(p)vira (> French chavirer) to turn upside down]
cap′siz•a•ble, adj.

capsize


Past participle: capsized
Gerund: capsizing

Imperative
capsize
capsize
Present
I capsize
you capsize
he/she/it capsizes
we capsize
you capsize
they capsize
Preterite
I capsized
you capsized
he/she/it capsized
we capsized
you capsized
they capsized
Present Continuous
I am capsizing
you are capsizing
he/she/it is capsizing
we are capsizing
you are capsizing
they are capsizing
Present Perfect
I have capsized
you have capsized
he/she/it has capsized
we have capsized
you have capsized
they have capsized
Past Continuous
I was capsizing
you were capsizing
he/she/it was capsizing
we were capsizing
you were capsizing
they were capsizing
Past Perfect
I had capsized
you had capsized
he/she/it had capsized
we had capsized
you had capsized
they had capsized
Future
I will capsize
you will capsize
he/she/it will capsize
we will capsize
you will capsize
they will capsize
Future Perfect
I will have capsized
you will have capsized
he/she/it will have capsized
we will have capsized
you will have capsized
they will have capsized
Future Continuous
I will be capsizing
you will be capsizing
he/she/it will be capsizing
we will be capsizing
you will be capsizing
they will be capsizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been capsizing
you have been capsizing
he/she/it has been capsizing
we have been capsizing
you have been capsizing
they have been capsizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been capsizing
you will have been capsizing
he/she/it will have been capsizing
we will have been capsizing
you will have been capsizing
they will have been capsizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been capsizing
you had been capsizing
he/she/it had been capsizing
we had been capsizing
you had been capsizing
they had been capsizing
Conditional
I would capsize
you would capsize
he/she/it would capsize
we would capsize
you would capsize
they would capsize
Past Conditional
I would have capsized
you would have capsized
he/she/it would have capsized
we would have capsized
you would have capsized
they would have capsized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.capsize - overturn accidentallycapsize - overturn accidentally; "Don't rock the boat or it will capsize!"
overturn, tip over, tump over, turn over - turn from an upright or normal position; "The big vase overturned"; "The canoe tumped over"

capsize

verb overturn, turn over, invert, tip over, keel over, turn turtle, upset The sea got very rough and the boat capsized.

capsize

verb
To turn or cause to turn from a vertical or horizontal position:
Translations
převrhnout
få til at kæntrekæntre
kaatua
prevrnuti se
hvolfa
転覆する
뒤집히다
apsiverstiapversti
apgāzt
prevrniti se
kapsejsa
คว่ำ
alabora olmakdevrilmek
lật úp

capsize

[kæpˈsaɪz]
A. VTvolcar (Naut) → hacer zozobrar, tumbar
B. VIvolcarse, dar una vuelta de campana (Naut) → zozobrar

capsize

[kæpˈsaɪz]
vt [+ boat] → faire chavirer
vi [boat] → chavirer

capsize

vikentern

capsize

[kæpˈsaɪz]

capsize

(kӕpˈsaiz) verb
(of a boat) to overturn, often sinking afterwards.

capsize

يَنْقَلِبُ převrhnout (se) få til at kæntre kentern αναποδογυρίζω volcar, volcarse kaatua chavirer prevrnuti se capovolgersi 転覆する 뒤집히다 kapseizen kantre wywrócić virar de cabeça para baixo опрокидывать(ся) kapsejsa คว่ำ alabora olmak lật úp 倾覆
References in classic literature ?
The old man contorted himself aboard, rolling his body across the gunwale so quickly, that, even while it started to capsize, his weight was across the danger-point and counterbalancing the canoe to its proper equilibrium.
We had to be constantly on the alert to avoid a capsize, and while Charley steered I held the main-sheet in my hand with but a single turn round a pin, ready to let go at any moment.
Occasionally the projecting out-riggers of their slight shallops running foul of one another, would become entangled beneath the water, threatening to capsize the canoes, when a scene of confusion would ensue that baffles description.
The spritsail filled with the wind, suddenly, careening the frail open craft till it seemed it would surely capsize.
One end was cracked and dented from the capsize of the wagon in Rock Canyon.
Then there were the boat boys, with minds fully made up to drown him by accident at the first opportunity to capsize the cutter.
GUJRAT -- The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) claimed on Tuesday to have arrested the main suspect involved in human trafficking of those Pakistanis who were killed as a result of a boat capsize near the Libyan coast of Mediterranean Sea last month.
Summary: Dahanu (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 14 (ANI): All missing students in the boat capsize that took place off the coast of Maharashtra's Dahanu town have been accounted for as recovered, Dahanu Coast Guard stated on Sunday.
THATTA -- The death toll in Thatta boat capsize incident climbed to 23 as the divers retrieved the dead body of a six-year girl from the sea.
KARACHI: A rescue operation for those missing in Thursday's boat capsize tragedy near Thatta resumed Friday morning, with divers from the Pakistan Navy also taking part in the operation.
Download Rohingya crisis: UN agency puts death toll in boat capsize at 60 NNA - More than 50 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar were missing after their boat capsized, with 20 confirmed dead, Bangladesh police said on Friday, as a new surge in the numbers fleeing a Myanmar military campaign took the total to more than half a million.
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