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1. overhaul

verb. ['ˈoʊvɝˌhɔl'] make repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to.

Synonyms

  • modernize
  • retrofit
  • furbish up
  • fix
  • doctor
  • mend
  • renew
  • touch on
  • regenerate
  • repair
  • bushel
  • modernise

Antonyms

  • unbar
  • unzip
  • unchain
  • dislodge

Etymology

  • haul (English)
  • haulen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Overhaul

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Example sentences of the word overhaul


1. Noun, singular or mass
Going lean little by little is much less overwhelming than doing a massive overhaul of your business.

Quotes containing the word overhaul


1. My ideas about vampires may by romantic, but your attitudes toward women need a major overhaul.
- Deborah Harkness, A Discovery of Witches

2. overhaul

verb. ['ˈoʊvɝˌhɔl'] travel past.

Synonyms

  • pass
  • move on
  • go on
  • clear
  • pass on
  • march on
  • get by
  • top
  • overtake
  • advance

Antonyms

  • unhook
  • unbelt
  • unbuckle
  • unbutton

Etymology

  • haul (English)
  • haulen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. overhaul

noun. ['ˈoʊvɝˌhɔl'] the act of improving by renewing and restoring.

Synonyms

  • facelift
  • improvement
  • face lift
  • face lifting
  • redevelopment

Antonyms

  • compress
  • stay
  • subtraction
  • unwire

Etymology

  • haul (English)
  • haulen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. overhaul

noun. ['ˈoʊvɝˌhɔl'] periodic maintenance on a car or machine.

Synonyms

  • inspection and repair
  • maintenance
  • upkeep
  • service
  • care

Antonyms

  • unpin
  • unfasten
  • untie
  • unstaple

Etymology

  • haul (English)
  • haulen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))
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