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Meaning of CAPSIZE

Pronunciation:  'kapsIz

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  overturn accidentally, as of boats; "Don't rock the boat or it will capsize!"

CAPSIZE is a 7 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: turn turtle, turtle
 See Also: overturn, tip over, turn over



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Cap*size"\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Capsized}; p. pr.
    & vb. n. {Capsizing}.] [Cf. Sp. cabecear to nod, pitch,
    capuzar, chapuzar, to sink (a vessel) by the head; both fr.
    L. caput head.]
    To upset or overturn, as a vessel or other body.
          But what if carrying sail capsize the boat? --Byron.
  2. \Cap"size`\, n.
    An upset or overturn.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that your boat has capsized, represents your avoidance in confronting uncomfortable feelings and/or situation.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: be lost, careen, come a cropper, culbuter, fall, fall down, fall flat, fall headlong, fall over, fall prostrate, flounder, founder, get a cropper, go down, invert, keel, keel over, list, lurch, overset, overthrow, overturn, pitch, pitchpole, scuttle, sink, somersault, sprawl, spread-eagle, stagger, stumble, subvert, take a fall, take a flop, take a header, take a pratfall, take a spill, tilt, tip over, topple, topple down, topple over, topsy-turvify, topsy-turvy, totter, trip, tumble, turn a somersault, turn over, turn topsy-turvy, turn turtle, turn upside down, upset, upset the boat, upturn