motorize

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verb mo·tor·ize \ˈmō-tə-ˌrīz\

Definition of motorize

motorized

;

motorizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to equip with a motor

  3. 2 :  to equip with motor vehicles

motorization

play \ˌmō-tə-rə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

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First Known Use of motorize

circa 1913

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