Associations to the word «Overhaul»

Wiktionary

OVERHAUL, noun. A major repair, remake, renovation, or revision.
OVERHAUL, noun. (firefighting) The process after the fire appears extinguished in which the firefighters search the structure for signs of hot spots that may cause the structure to reignite. Often this includes the process of salvage under the blanket term, salvage and overhaul.
OVERHAUL, verb. To modernize, repair, renovate, or revise completely.
OVERHAUL, verb. To pass, overtake, or travel past.
OVERHAUL, verb. (nautical) To keep (running rigging) clear, and see that no hitch occurs.

Dictionary definition

OVERHAUL, noun. Periodic maintenance on a car or machine; "it was time for an overhaul on the tractor".
OVERHAUL, noun. 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".
OVERHAUL, verb. Travel past; "The sports car passed all the trucks".
OVERHAUL, verb. Make repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to; "You should overhaul your car engine"; "overhaul the health care system".

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca