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o·ver·haul

 (ō′vər-hôl′, ō′vər-hôl′)
tr.v. o·ver·hauled, o·ver·haul·ing, o·ver·hauls
1.
a. To examine or go over carefully for needed repairs.
b. To dismantle in order to make repairs.
c. Nautical To slacken (a line) or to release and separate the blocks of (a tackle).
2. To make extensive renovations or revisions on; renovate: proposals to overhaul the health care system.
3. To catch up with; overtake.
n. (ō′vər-hôl′)
1. An act of overhauling.
2. A repair job.

o′ver·haul′er n.

overhaul

vb (tr)
1. to examine carefully for faults, necessary repairs, etc
2. (General Engineering) to make repairs or adjustments to (a car, machine, etc)
3. to overtake
n
a thorough examination and repair

o•ver•haul

(v. ˌoʊ vərˈhɔl, ˈoʊ vərˌhɔl; n. ˈoʊ vərˌhɔl)
v.t.
1. to make necessary repairs on; restore to working condition.
2. to examine thoroughly and revise or refurbish: to overhaul the curriculum.
3. to gain upon, catch up with, or overtake.
4. Naut.
a. to slacken (a rope) by hauling in the opposite direction to that in which the rope was drawn taut.
b. to release the blocks of (a tackle).
n.
5. Also, o′ver•haul`ing. a general examination and repair.
[1620–30]

overhaul

The restoration of an item to a completely serviceable condition as prescribed by maintenance serviceability standards. See also rebuild; repair.

overhaul


Past participle: overhauled
Gerund: overhauling

Imperative
overhaul
overhaul
Present
I overhaul
you overhaul
he/she/it overhauls
we overhaul
you overhaul
they overhaul
Preterite
I overhauled
you overhauled
he/she/it overhauled
we overhauled
you overhauled
they overhauled
Present Continuous
I am overhauling
you are overhauling
he/she/it is overhauling
we are overhauling
you are overhauling
they are overhauling
Present Perfect
I have overhauled
you have overhauled
he/she/it has overhauled
we have overhauled
you have overhauled
they have overhauled
Past Continuous
I was overhauling
you were overhauling
he/she/it was overhauling
we were overhauling
you were overhauling
they were overhauling
Past Perfect
I had overhauled
you had overhauled
he/she/it had overhauled
we had overhauled
you had overhauled
they had overhauled
Future
I will overhaul
you will overhaul
he/she/it will overhaul
we will overhaul
you will overhaul
they will overhaul
Future Perfect
I will have overhauled
you will have overhauled
he/she/it will have overhauled
we will have overhauled
you will have overhauled
they will have overhauled
Future Continuous
I will be overhauling
you will be overhauling
he/she/it will be overhauling
we will be overhauling
you will be overhauling
they will be overhauling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overhauling
you have been overhauling
he/she/it has been overhauling
we have been overhauling
you have been overhauling
they have been overhauling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overhauling
you will have been overhauling
he/she/it will have been overhauling
we will have been overhauling
you will have been overhauling
they will have been overhauling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overhauling
you had been overhauling
he/she/it had been overhauling
we had been overhauling
you had been overhauling
they had been overhauling
Conditional
I would overhaul
you would overhaul
he/she/it would overhaul
we would overhaul
you would overhaul
they would overhaul
Past Conditional
I would have overhauled
you would have overhauled
he/she/it would have overhauled
we would have overhauled
you would have overhauled
they would have overhauled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.overhaul - periodic maintenance on a car or machine; "it was time for an overhaul on the tractor"
maintenance, upkeep, care - activity involved in maintaining something in good working order; "he wrote the manual on car care"
interim overhaul - an overhaul between the regular times for overhauling
2.overhaul - the act of improving by renewing and restoringoverhaul - the act of improving by renewing and restoring; "they are pursuing a general program of renovation to the entire property"; "a major overhal of the healthcare system was proposed"
improvement - the act of improving something; "their improvements increased the value of the property"
face lifting, facelift, face lift - a renovation that improves the outward appearance (as of a building) but usually does not involve major changes; "give your home a facelift"; "more than a facelift, the new model marks a fundamental change of direction"
Verb1.overhaul - travel past; "The sports car passed all the trucks"
advance, march on, move on, progress, pass on, go on - move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches on"
get by - pass or move in front of; "Bride's Biscuit got by the other dogs to win the race"
top, clear - pass by, over, or under without making contact; "the balloon cleared the tree tops"
2.overhaul - make repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to; "You should overhaul your car engine"; "overhaul the health care system"
retrofit - substitute new or modernized parts or equipment for older ones; "The laboratory retrofitted to meet the safety codes"
regenerate, renew - reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new; "We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years"; "They renewed their membership"

overhaul

verb
1. check, service, maintain, examine, restore, tune (up), repair, go over, inspect, fine tune, do up (informal), re-examine, recondition The plumbing was overhauled a year ago.
2. overtake, pass, leave behind, catch up with, get past, outstrip, get ahead of, draw level with, outdistance Beattie led for several laps before he was overhauled by Itoh.
noun
1. check, service, examination, going-over (informal), inspection, once-over (informal), checkup, reconditioning The study says there must be a complete overhaul of air traffic control systems.

overhaul

verb
1. To restore to proper condition or functioning:
Idiom: set right.
2. To catch up with and move past:
noun
A thorough or drastic reorganization:
Informal: housecleaning.
Translations
فَحْص عاميفْحَص ويُصْلِح
eftersehovedeftersynhovedreparationreparere
nagyjavítás
taka í gegn, yfirfarayfirferî, yfirhalning
kapitālais remontskapitāli remontētrūpīga pārbauderūpīgi pārbaudīt
generálna oprava
natančen pregled
bakımbakım yapmaktamir etmek

overhaul

A. [ˈəʊvəhɔːl] Nrepaso m general, revisión f
B. [ˌəʊvəˈhɔːl] VT
1. (= check) [+ machine] → revisar, repasar, dar un repaso general a; [+ plans etc] → volver a pensar, rehacer, replantear
2. (= overtake) → alcanzar, adelantarse a

overhaul

[ˌəʊvərˈhɔːl]
vt
[+ system, method] → remanier
[+ machine] → réviser
[ˈəʊvərhɔːl] n
[system, method] → remaniement m
[machine] → révision f

overhaul

[n ˈəʊvəˌhɔːl; vb ˌəʊvəˈhɔːl]
1. nrevisione f
2. vt (service, machine) → revisionare; (revise, system, method) → rivedere

overhaul

(əuvəˈhoːl) verb
to examine carefully and repair. I had my car overhauled at the garage.
(ˈəuvəhoːl) noun
a complete overhaul.
References in classic literature ?
But Jo got out her desk and began to overhaul her half-finished manuscripts.
The operation, however, was somewhat slow, for it was necessary to overhaul and inspect every pack to prevent imposition, and the peltries had then to be conveyed in large boats, made of skins, to the ship, which was some little distance from the shore, standing off and on.
Dad keeps my spare rig where he kin overhaul it, 'cause ma sez I'm keerless.
It nodded like a wind-blown harebell down the valleys and round the mountain sides, and in due time the lama and Kim, who steered by compass, would overhaul it, vending ointments and powders at eventide.
He had said that people ought to overhaul themselves, and she did not want to overhaul herself; she did not know it was done.
As she changed her frock, she wondered whether Cecil was sneering at her; really she must overhaul herself and settle everything up before she married him.
We must overhaul that mead," he resumed; "this mustn't continny
But now that Rokoff had succeeded in chasing them far inland, up the savage river, there could be little doubt but that he would eventually overhaul them, unless, as was still more probable, they should be captured and killed by the very cannibals farther up the Ugambi, to whom, Tarzan was now convinced, it had been Rokoff's intention to deliver the baby.
I told him to overhaul the wounded and see if there were any able to crawl.
Hold hard, my lass, and let me overhaul that dose before you take it.
Tarzan was not far behind and he was gaining, but the distance was so short that he scarce hoped to overhaul the carnivore before it had felled Teeka.
My answer was to bound up the creaking stairs and to overhaul Raffles on the landing.