From Middle English overhalen, equivalent to over- + hale. Cognate with Dutch overhalen, Danish overhale, Swedish överhala.
overhale (third-person singular simple present overhales, present participle overhaling, simple past and past participle overhaled)
- (transitive) To draw or haul over; overhaul.
- (transitive) To overcome.
- (archaic) singular present subjunctive of overhalen (when using a subclause)