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o·ver·haul  (vr-hôl, vr-hôl)
tr.v. o·ver·hauled, o·ver·haul·ing, o·ver·hauls
a. To examine or go over carefully for needed repairs.
b. To dismantle in order to make repairs.
c. Nautical To slacken (a line) or to release and separate the blocks of (a tackle).
2. To make extensive renovations or revisions on; renovate: proposals to overhaul the health care system.
3. To catch up with; overtake.
n. (vr-hôl)
1. An act of overhauling.
2. A repair job.

over·hauler n.

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