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ˈkæp saɪz, kæpˈsaɪzcap·size

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. capsize, turtle, turn turtleverb

    overturn accidentally

    "Don't rock the boat or it will capsize!"

Wiktionary

  1. capsizeverb

    To overturn.

    Etymology: Attested since 1788 . Origin unknown. Possibly related to capuzar.

  2. capsizeverb

    To cause (a ship) to overturn.

    Etymology: Attested since 1788 . Origin unknown. Possibly related to capuzar.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Capsize

    to upset or overturn, as a vessel or other body

    Etymology: [Cf. Sp. cabecear to nod, pitch, capuzar, chapuzar, to sink (a vessel) by the head; both fr. L. caput head.]

  2. Capsizenoun

    an upset or overturn

    Etymology: [Cf. Sp. cabecear to nod, pitch, capuzar, chapuzar, to sink (a vessel) by the head; both fr. L. caput head.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Capsize

    kap-sīz′, v.t. to upset.—v.i. to be upset. [Ety. dub.; Prof. Skeat suggests Sp. cabezar, to nod, pitch.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of capsize in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of capsize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of capsize in a Sentence

  1. Ronan Lucas:

    Falling asleep it's really hard, a boat like that could capsize in a few seconds, as we all know. The average speed is something like 30 knots or whatever.

Images & Illustrations of capsize

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