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[ kˈapsa͡ɪzd], [ kˈapsa‍ɪzd], [ k_ˈa_p_s_aɪ_z_d]

Capsized refers to a boat or ship overturning or flipping in the water. Synonyms for capsized include overturned, upturned, inverted, and flipped over. Other phrases that can be used to describe a capsized vessel include keel over, turn turtle, and sink. These terms all suggest a sudden and unexpected change in the position of a watercraft, often leading to dangerous or life-threatening situations. When applied to situations outside of boating, the word capsized can also refer to events or situations that are suddenly turned upside down or thrown into chaos, such as a business or political campaign that has encountered unexpected challenges.

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Usage examples for Capsized

But a few weeks afterwards a lighter Capsized under almost similar circumstances, and either four or five of those on board lost their lives.
"Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer"
W. C. Scully
I would also put a quantity of provisions on the ice along with materials for making us shelter and the whole of the stock of coal, so that we could go on supporting life here if the schooner Capsized."
"The Frozen Pirate"
W. Clark Russell
The schooner's canvas might be made to help it along-though suppose it Capsized!"
"The Frozen Pirate"
W. Clark Russell

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