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Definition of the verb capsize
What does capsize mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: capsized | capsizing | capsizes
- overturn accidentally
- example: Don't rock the boat or it will capsize!
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] Bill dried the clothes [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] [Adjective] The clothes dried wrinkled [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] [Adjective] with [Instrument] Tony broke the piggy bank open with a hammer [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] to / into [Oblique, state] Tony broke the glass to pieces [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] to / into [Oblique, state] with [Instrument] Tony broke the glass to pieces with a hammer [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] with [Instrument] Bill dried the clothes with a hairdryer [Instrument] [Verb] [Patient] The hairdryer dried the clothes [Patient] [Verb] The clothes dried | The roses bloomed [Patient] [Verb] [Adjective] Piggy banks break open [Patient] [Verb] [Adjective] with [Instrument] Piggy banks break open with a hammer [Patient] [Verb] [Adverb] Copper rods bend easily | Cotton clothes dry easily | Crystal vases break easily | Idaho potatoes bake beautifully [Patient] [Verb] to / into [Oblique, state] Glasses break to pieces [Patient] [Verb] to / into [Oblique, state] with [Instrument] Glasses break to pieces with a rock
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- lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
- synonyms of capsize: turn turtle / turtle
- more generic terms: overturn / tip over / tump over / turn over = turn from an upright or normal position
Alternative definition of the verb capsize
- [intransitive, nautical] To overturn.
- synonym: keel over
- [transitive, nautical] To cause (a ship) to overturn.
- synonym: turn turtle
"Capsize" is a musical EP of Jasper Leyland.
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by Mara Tanelli, Matteo Corno, Sergio Saveresi
Capsize is a non-vibrating mode which mainly consists of a roll motion combined with a lateral displacement (plus some less important steering and yaw movements). Depending on the vehicle characteristics it can be stable at lowspeeds, ...
by Hugh H. Hurt, J. V. Ouellet, D. R. Thom
Capsize is the roll instability of the motorcycle at low speed, which is compensated for by rider control inputs to keep the motorcycle upright. Slide- outoccursupon reaching the limits of tire traction or side force, during braking, accelerating or ...
by Lindsay Grace
Capsize Carolyn Jong Capsize Capsize is a playful arcade game.
by Tom Lenfestey, Thompson Lenfestey
by Carole Sue Bailey, Kathy Dolby, Hilda Marian Campbell, Canadian Cultural Society of the Deaf
letter Capsize: v. to overturn. If you stand up, you will capsize this boat. SIGN: Horizontal 'EXTENDED B' hands, palms facing each other at a slight angle and fingers pointing forward, are cupped together to form ...
by J.F. Stimson, Donald Stanley Marshall
VTU To upset, capsize, turn over; as a boat. ANA To rise; [with runa;] to set; [with raro.] VHI To veer, shift, change; as the wind, -One's intention Or attitude. To turn-, face- to one side. FAG To break, topple; as a wave. VHI To nove-, tarn-, ...
by Eric Partridge
capsize. , v.t. To overturn, upset: orig. nautical s. (witness use by Dibdin and Grose, 2nd ed.), prob. ex Sp. cabezar (–1788); S.E. by 1820. capstan, . the . A punishment whereby the arms were outstretched on a capstan-bar and a ...
A Dictionary of Owa (2014)
A Language of the Solomon Islands by Greg Mellow
capsize. Mui kokoa menamenai make awogi ka gai kaa. Sit properly or the canoe may capsize. awora v. close, near, in the vicinity. Syn: fagarangi. Ant: fagatau, gumwatai. See: fagani, sugui. Ruma iamami ki awora na ruma iata.
Dictionary of Americanisms (1877)
A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded as Peculiar to the United States by John Russell Bartlett
A nautical phrase, meaning to capsize or upset, and metaphorically applied to a sudden prostration. As it seems pretty evident that the sovereigns of Europe, instead of occupying or sharing thrones, are predestined to the walks of private life, ...
Lushootseed Dictionary (1994)
by Dawn Bates, Thom Hess, Hilbert, Vi
capsize overturn, capsize: gwal captive: ...
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Video shows what capsize means. To overturn.. To cause (a ship) to overturn.. Capsize Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say ...
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Scrabble value of C3A1P3S1I1Z10E1
The value of this 7-letter word is 20 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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