Definition of overhaul :
1. Alt. of Overhauling
2. To gain upon in a chase; to overtake.
3. To haul or drag over; hence, to turn over for examination; to inspect; to examine thoroughly with a view to corrections or repairs.
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restore (part of speech: verb)
- Well, madam, it's all the plainest kind of sailing; we can get off at daylight to- morrow morning, and if that yacht sails as they told me she sails, I believe we may overhaul Shirley, and, perhaps, we will get to Kingston before any of them! - "Mrs. Cliff's Yacht", Frank R. Stockton.
- I think I can overhaul her in less than half- an- hour, and then I shall heave to, and wait for you to come aboard. - "The Black Bar", George Manville Fenn.
- However, he had started an ambitious- looking overhaul operation, which looked as though it was good for a hundred hours but which could be dropped on a minute's notice, and under cover of this he had been taking on supplies and ammunition. - "Four-Day Planet", Henry Beam Piper.