Definition of 'capsize'
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They lost their rations and GPS tracker when their boats capsized. The Sun (2016)They play passengers trying to survive inside a capsized luxury liner. The Sun (2009)The worst moment was when they capsized in enormous seas. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The vessel capsized after half an hour. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Some have died when their boats capsized. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The trio had been missing for three days after their small rowing boat capsized in rough seas. The Sun (2016)Italian rescuers said dozens more migrants were missing after another boat capsized yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2016)An earlier boat capsized and he had swum for his life. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The ship was leaning over towards them and they knew that if it capsized their raft would be crushed. EMOTIONAL ROLLERCOASTER: A Journey Through the Science of Feelings (2005)The lawsuit says that he was thrown about like he was inside a washing machine as the vessel capsized. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The survivor confirmed accounts that the boat capsized when passengers moved to one side on seeing the first rescue vessel. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The capsized liner was dragged upright in a daring operation last September. The Sun (2014)For hour upon hour they bob solemnly, like survivors from a capsized cruise ship. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Hopes of finding them alive were dashed on Friday when the capsized vessel was found with its life raft on board. Times, Sunday Times (2014)SIX men trying to row across the Atlantic were rescued yesterday after their tiny boat capsized in heavy seas. The Sun (2012)But 170 miles off the coast of Ireland it almost capsized in poor weather. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They were on board a ship that capsized near the island of Lampedusa as they tried to get to Italy. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A MAN and a schoolgirl were flown to hospital yesterday after their kayak capsized in the sea. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'capsize'
British English: capsize /kæpˈsaɪz/ VERB
If you capsize a boat or if it capsizes, it turns upside down in the water.
The sea got very rough and the boat capsized.
- American English: capsize
- Arabic: يَنْقَلِبُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: virar de cabeça para baixo barco
- Chinese: 倾覆
- Croatian: prevrnuti se
- Czech: převrhnout (se) loď
- Danish: få til at kæntre
- Dutch: kapseizen
- European Spanish: volcar
- Finnish: kaatua vene tms.
- French: chavirer
- German: kentern
- Greek: αναποδογυρίζω
- Italian: capovolgersi
- Japanese: 転覆する
- Korean: 뒤집히다
- Norwegian: kantre
- Polish: wywrócić
- European Portuguese: virar de cabeça para baixo barco
- Romanian: a se răsturna
- Russian: опрокидывать(ся)
- Spanish: volcarse
- Swedish: kapsejsa
- Thai: คว่ำ
- Turkish: alabora olmak
- Ukrainian: перевертати
- Vietnamese: lật úp
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