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Synonyms of 'overhaul'

(verb) 
Definition
to make repairs or adjustments to (a vehicle or machine)
The plumbing was overhauled a year ago.
Synonyms
check
Check the accuracy of every detail in your CV.
Get a mechanic to check the car out for you before you buy it.
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service
Make sure that all gas fires are serviced annually.
, ,
examine
He examined her passport and stamped it.
,
restore
They partly restored a local castle.
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tune (up)
, ,
go over
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inspect
Cut the fruit in half and inspect the pips.
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fine tune
,
do up (informal)
, ,
recondition
They sell used and reconditioned motorcycle parts.
(verb) 
Definition
to overtake (a vehicle or person)
Beattie led for several laps before he was overhauled by Itoh.
Synonyms
overtake
He overtook the truck and pulled into the inside lane.
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pass
A car passed me going quite fast.
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leave behind
,
catch up with
,
get past
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outstrip
In pursuing her ambition she outstripped everyone else.
,
get ahead of
,
draw level with
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outdistance
He managed to outdistance his pursuers.
(noun) 
Definition
a thorough examination and repair
The study says there must be a complete overhaul of air traffic control systems.
Synonyms
check
He is being constantly monitored with regular checks on his blood pressure.
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service
The car needs a service.
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examination
a routine medical examination
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going-over (informal)
Michael was given a complete going-over and was diagnosed with hay fever.
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inspection
A routine inspection of the vessel turned up 50 kg of the drug.
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once-over (informal)
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checkup
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reconditioning

Additional synonyms

in the sense of examination
Definition
physical inspection of a patient
a routine medical examination
Synonyms
checkup,
going-over (informal),
health check,
medical,
once-over (informal)
in the sense of examine
Definition
to inspect carefully or in detail
He examined her passport and stamped it.
Synonyms
vet,
check out,
look over,
look at,
sift through,
work over,
pore over,
take stock of,
recce (slang),
look at carefully,
go over or through
in the sense of going-over
Definition
a thorough examination or investigation
Michael was given a complete going-over and was diagnosed with hay fever.

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