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

Derived forms: motorizes, motorized, motorizing

Type of: equip, fit, fit out, outfit