to turn bottom up; overturn:
The boat capsized. They capsized the boat.
Contemporary Examples

Marissa Mayer Stares Down ‘Glass Cliff’ at Yahoo Nancy Hass July 17, 2012

Historical Examples

The Romance of the Colorado River Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
Boys’ Book of Model Boats Raymond Francis Yates
The Cruise of the ‘Alerte’ E. F. Knight
The Great Hunger Johan Bojer
Harper’s Young People, May 17, 1881 Various
Kilgorman Talbot Baines Reed
The Mistress of Bonaventure Harold Bindloss
A Canyon Voyage Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
Pee-Wee Harris Adrift Percy Keese Fitzhugh

to overturn accidentally; upset


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