What does Overhaul mean?

Definitions for Overhaulˌoʊ vərˈhɔl, ˈoʊ vərˌhɔl; ˈoʊ vərˌhɔl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Overhaul.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. overhaul, inspection and repair, service(noun)

    periodic maintenance on a car or machine

    "it was time for an overhaul on the tractor"

  2. renovation, redevelopment, overhaul(verb)

    the act of improving by renewing and restoring

    "they are pursuing a general program of renovation to the entire property"; "a major overhal of the healthcare system was proposed"

  3. pass, overtake, overhaul(verb)

    travel past

    "The sports car passed all the trucks"

  4. overhaul, modernize, modernise(verb)

    make repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to

    "You should overhaul your car engine"; "overhaul the health care system"

GCIDE

  1. Overhaul(v. t.)

    To repair thoroughly; to make repairs on; -- usually implying major repairs and perhaps modifying improvements.

Wiktionary

  1. overhaul(Noun)

    A major repair, remake, renovation, or revision.

    The engine required a complete overhaul to run properly.

  2. overhaul(Verb)

    To modernize, repair, renovate, or revise completely.

  3. overhaul(Verb)

    To pass, overtake, or travel past.

  4. Origin: From over + haul.

Freebase

  1. Overhaul

    Overhaul is the name of two fictional characters in the Transformers universes. The second Overhaul is a fictional character in the Transformers Cybertron cartoon series. In Galaxy Force, the Japanese version of Cybertron, he is referred to as Jackshot and Ligerjack.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Overhaul

    ō-vėr-hawl′, v.t. to haul or draw over: to turn over for examination: to examine: to re-examine: (naut.) to overtake in a chase.—n. O′verhaul, a hauling over: examination: repair.—Overhaul a ship, to overtake a ship: to search her for contraband goods.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Overhaul in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Overhaul in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Hiroki Totoki:

    The mobile and TV businesses both require a drastic overhaul, without drastic reforms such as joint ventures or alliances, they will both be in the red three years from now.

  2. Bruce Leverett - "Register Allocation in Optimizing Compilers":

    But in our enthusiasm, we could not resist a radical overhaul of the system, in which all of its major weaknesses have been exposed, analyzed, and replaced with new weaknesses.

  3. Sara Hossain:

    There is every reason for an overhaul and comprehensive review of rape laws to take place, given the reality in Bangladesh of rape survivors not being able to get redress in these cases.

  4. Orrin Hatch:

    Members of both parties have expressed their support for a tax overhaul. And, I believe there is real momentum to get something done on tax reform this year, if we remain committed. And, believe me, I’m committed.

  5. Najib Razak:

    The appointments announced today are part of efforts by the Government and Khazanah to lay strong foundations for the future success of our national carrier, the government is committed to seeing through the complete overhaul of MAS to its successful conclusion.

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Translations for Overhaul

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • pročištění, přepracování, renovace, provést generální opravu, předěláníCzech
  • Überprüfung, Grundinstandsetzung, Überholung, überholen, Revision, AufarbeitungGerman
  • reparación generalSpanish
  • kunnostus, ohittaa, kunnostaa, huolto, huoltaa, korjausFinnish
  • remise à neufFrench
  • revisionare, revisioneItalian
  • overhalingNorwegian
  • opknappen, herziening, inhalen, onderhoud, herstellen, renoveren, moderniseren, opknapbeurtDutch
  • overhalingNorwegian Nynorsk
  • overhaleNorwegian
  • wyprzedzić, remontować, remont generalnyPolish
  • reestruturaçãoPortuguese
  • ремонт, ремонтироватьRussian
  • னின்Tamil

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