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English noun: overhaul

1. overhaul (act) periodic maintenance on a car or machine


SamplesIt was time for an overhaul on the tractor.


Synonymsinspection and repair, service


Broader (hypernym)care, maintenance, upkeep


Narrower (hyponym)interim overhaul

2. overhaul (act) the act of improving by renewing and restoring


SamplesThey are pursuing a general program of renovation to the entire property.
A major overhal of the healthcare system was proposed.


Synonymsredevelopment, renovation


Broader (hypernym)improvement


Narrower (hyponym)face lift, face lifting, facelift


English verb: overhaul

1. overhaul (motion) travel past


SamplesThe sports car passed all the trucks.


Synonymsovertake, pass


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)advance, go on, march on, move on, pass on, progress


Narrower (hyponym)clear, get by, top

2. overhaul (change) make repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to


SamplesYou should overhaul your car engine.
Overhaul the health care system.


Synonymsmodernise, modernize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)regenerate, renew


Narrower (hyponym)retrofit


Entailbushel, doctor, fix, furbish up, mend, repair, restore, touch on









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