Synonyms of overbalance
1 lose your balance
• He overbalanced and fell headfirst.
lose your balance
• Be careful not to slip.
• We grabbed it just as it was about to tip over.
take a tumble
lose your footing
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capsizeIf you capsize a boat or if it capsizes, it turns upside down in the water.
• The sea got very rough and the boat capsized.
• The vessel keeled over towards the murky water.
overturnIf something overturns or if you overturn it, it turns upside down or on its side.
• The lorry went out of control, overturned and smashed into a wall.
• Two salmon fishermen died when their boat overturned.
Thesaurus for overbalance from the Collins English Thesaurus