Definition of overhaul verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    overhaul

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈhɔl//
     
    , NAmE//ˈoʊvərˌhɔl//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they overhaul
     
    he / she / it overhauls
     
    past simple overhauled
     
    -ing form overhauling
     
     
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  1. 1overhaul something to examine every part of a machine, system, etc. and make any necessary changes or repairs The engine has been completely overhauled.
  2. 2overhaul somebody to come from behind a person you are competing against in a race and go past them synonym overtake He managed to overhaul the leader on the final lap.
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