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Definition 1: pitching dangerously to one side - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for careen in the sense of this definition

(careen is a kind of ...) abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance)

"the pitching and tossing was quite exciting"

Definition 2: move sideways or in an unsteady way - [verb of motion]

Samples where careen or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The ship careened out of control

Synonyms for careen in the sense of this definition

(careen is a kind of ...) move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

"He moved his hand slightly to the right"

Definition 3: walk as if unable to control one's movements - [verb of motion]

Samples where careen or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The drunken man staggered into the room

Synonyms for careen in the sense of this definition

(careen is a kind of ...) use one's feet to advance; advance by steps

"Walk, don't run!" "We walked instead of driving" "She walks with a slight limp" "The patient cannot walk yet" "Walk over to the cabinet"

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