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overhaul

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verb over·haul \ˌō-vər-ˈhȯl\

Simple Definition of overhaul

  • : to look at every part of (something) and repair or replace the parts that do not work

  • : to change (something) completely in order to improve it

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of overhaul

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 a :  to examine thoroughly b (1) :  repair (2) :  to renovate, remake, revise, or renew thoroughly

  3. 2 :  to haul or drag over

  4. 3 :  overtake

overhaul

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OVERHAUL Defined for Kids

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verb over·haul \ˌō-vər-ˈhȯl\

Definition of overhaul for Students

overhauled

overhauling

  1. 1 :  to examine thoroughly and make necessary repairs or improvements on <Mechanics overhauled the car's engine.>

  2. 2 :  to catch up with :  overtake <Police overhauled the thieves.>




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noun over·haul \ˈō-vər-ˌhȯl\

Definition of overhaul for Students

  1. :  an instance of overhauling <The ship underwent a complete overhaul.>





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