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Verb: motorise  'mow-tu,rIz
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: motorize)
  1. Equip with armed and armoured motor vehicles
    - mechanize, mechanise [Brit], motorize
     
  2. Equip with a motor vehicle
    "The police around here are not motorised and patrol the streets on horseback";
    - motorize
     
  3. Equip with a motor
    "motorised scooters are now the rage";
    - motorize

Derived forms: motorising, motorises, motorised

Type of: equip, fit, fit out, outfit