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synonyms for capsize

  • invert
  • roll
  • upset
  • keel over
  • tip over
  • turn over
  • turn turtle
See also synonyms for: capsized
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How to use capsize in a sentence

At the apex of each leap, the whales barrel-roll, or capsize backward.
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Lacking power, the ship was driven shoreward toward rocks, rolling and pitching so uncontrollably it nearly capsized.
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One is tilted sideways and sinking like a capsized ship, while “Benefits of Isolation” is a prisonlike tower that looks like a model of a relic from a vanished civilization.
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NBC 7 reports that the County Medical Examiner’s Office has released the names of the three people who died Sunday after a “severely overcrowded” boat capsized in the waters off Point Loma.
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They looked like toy ships on uncertain seas—heaving starboard, falling portside, too much in the bow, sinking in the stern—but they didn’t capsize.
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I am grieved to say that Mr. Billings remarked, "Let's go aboard the blank, and capsize the whole blank trunk."
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
The pace became so hot that a small obstacle would capsize the sledge, causing it to roll over and over down the slope.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
Now all hung by a hair, we could not manage the boat and it must inevitably capsize and be swamped under this foaming crest.
TRANS-HIMALAYA, VOL. 2 (OF 2)SVEN HEDIN
Kiv-i-ung, who had never abused the boy, had gone out with the rest, but his kayak did not capsize.
A TREASURY OF ESKIMO TALESCLARA KERN BAYLISS
He was a good swimmer, but he knew well that were his canoe to capsize he could not hope to survive long in these cold waters.
THE GAUNT GRAY WOLFDILLON WALLACE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CAPSIZE

  • alter
  • backtrack
  • capsize
  • change
  • convert
  • double back
  • evert
  • flip
  • flip-flop
  • introvert
  • inverse
  • modify
  • overturn
  • renege
  • revert
  • tip
  • transplace
  • transpose
  • turn
  • turn down
  • turn inside out
  • turn over
  • turn the tables
  • upend
  • upset
  • upturn
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.