HyperDic: overhaul

English > 4 senses of the word overhaul:
VERBmotionoverhaul, pass, overtaketravel past
changeoverhaul, modernize, modernisemake repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to
NOUNactoverhaul, inspection and repair, serviceperiodic maintenance on a car or machine
actoverhaul, renovation, redevelopmentthe act of improving by renewing and restoring
overhaul > pronunciation
Soundsow'verhhao.l
Rhymesalbuterol ... windfall: 100 rhymes with aol...
English > overhaul: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningPeriodic maintenance on a car or machine.
Example"it was time for an overhaul on the tractor"
Synonymsinspection and repair, service
Narrowerinterim overhaulAn overhaul between the regular times for overhauling
Broadercare, maintenance, upkeepactivity involved in maintaining something in good working order
Spanishpuesta a punto, reglaje, revisión
Verbsoverhaulmake repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to
English > overhaul: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of improving by renewing and restoring.
Synonymsrenovation, redevelopment
Narrowerface lift, facelift, face liftingA renovation that improves the outward appearance (as of a building) but usually does not involve major changes
BroaderimprovementThe act of improving something
Spanishrenovación
Catalanrenovació
English > overhaul: 4 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningTravel past.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymspass, overtake
Narrowerclear, topPass by, over, or under without making contact
get byPass or move in front of
Broaderadvance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go onMove forward, also in the metaphorical sense
Spanishadelantar, alcanzar, pasar
English > overhaul: 4 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "You should overhaul your car engine"
  • "overhaul the health care system"
Synonymsmodernize, modernise
Entailsrepair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch onrestore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn / torn or broken
NarrowerretrofitSubstitute new or modernized parts or equipment for older ones
Broaderregenerate, renewreestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new
Spanishmodernizar, reacondicionar, repasar, revisar
Catalanmodernitzar, repassar, revisar
Nounsoverhaulperiodic maintenance on a car or machine

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