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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 ?
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.
Wyatt," replied the captain, somewhat sternly, "you will capsize us if you do not sit quite still.
That is your cue to leap over the side as quick as you can move, for at that precise moment this spanking craft is going to capsize.
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.
Then there were the boat boys, with minds fully made up to drown him by accident at the first opportunity to capsize the cutter.
Then I pointed to the sail and to the water in the Reindeer, and indicated by signs that when the wind reached the sail, what of the water aboard we would capsize.
His right wing caught it first--a sudden, sharp puff that lifted and tilted the monoplane and threatened to capsize it.
In stormy sunset and twilight--they made the dangerous crossing of Great Windy Arm, wherein they beheld two other boat-loads of gold-rushers capsize and drown.
One end was cracked and dented from the capsize of the wagon in Rock Canyon.
Further investigation is underway to find out what has caused the vessel to capsize.
It appears the boat had ran aground slightly and started taking on water, causing it to capsize.
The capsize trials had to show that this youngest generation of rescue vessel is actually capable of righting itself.