Pronunciation: (mō'tu-rīz"), [key]
—v.t., -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to furnish with a motor, as a vehicle.
2. to supply with motor-driven vehicles, usually in the place of horses and horse-drawn vehicles. Also, esp. Brit.,mo'tor•ise".
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