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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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