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capsize

[kap-sahyz, kap-sahyz] /ˈkæp saɪz, kæpˈsaɪz/
verb (used without object), verb (used with object), capsized, capsizing.
1.
to turn bottom up; overturn:
The boat capsized. They capsized the boat.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; origin uncertain
Related forms
capsizable, adjective
noncapsizable, adjective
uncapsizable, adjective
uncapsized, adjective
Synonyms
See upset.
Antonyms
right.
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British Dictionary definitions for cap-sizable

capsize

/kæpˈsaɪz/
verb
1.
to overturn accidentally; upset
Derived Forms
capsizal, noun
Word Origin
C18: of uncertain origin
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Word Origin and History for cap-sizable
capsize
1788, a nautical word of obscure origin, perhaps (as Skeat suggests) from Sp. capuzar "to sink by the head," from cabo "head."
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