verb (used with object), mo·tor·ized, mo·tor·iz·ing.
to furnish with a motor, as a vehicle.
to supply with motor-driven vehicles, usually in the place of horses and horse-drawn vehicles.
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Also especially British, mo·tor·ise.
Origin of motorize
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to equip with a motor
to provide (military units) with motor vehicles
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