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Synonyms of overhaul in English:


  • 1 I've been overhauling the gearbox
    service, maintain, repair, mend, fix up, patch up, rebuild, renovate, revamp, recondition, remodel, refit, refurbish, modernize;
    regulate, adjust;
    check, check out, check over, check up on, give something a check-up, investigate, inspect, examine, survey;
    Northern English  fettle
    informal do up
  • 2 Kenyon was the only man who could have overhauled him in the world title race
    overtake, pass, get past, go past, go by, go faster than, get/pull ahead of, outdistance, outstrip;
    gain on, catch up with, draw level with;
    British  undertake
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