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Verb: overhaul  ,ow-vu(r)'hol
  1. Make repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to
    "overhaul the health care system"; "You should overhaul your car engine";
    - modernize, modernise [Brit]
  2. Travel past
    "The sports car overhauled all the trucks";
    - pass, overtake
Noun: overhaul  ,ow-vu(r)'hol
  1. Periodic maintenance on a car or machine
    "it was time for an overhaul on the tractor";
    - inspection and repair, service
  2. The act of improving by renewing and restoring
    "a major overhaul of the healthcare system was proposed";
    - renovation, redevelopment

Derived forms: overhauled, overhauling, overhauls

Type of: advance, care, go on, improvement, maintenance, march on, move on, pass on, progress, regenerate, renew, upkeep

Encyclopedia: Overhaul