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mo·tor·ize

 (mō′tə-rīz′)
tr.v. mo·tor·ized, mo·tor·iz·ing, mo·tor·iz·es
1. To equip with a motor.
2. To supply with motor-driven vehicles.
3. To provide with automobiles.

mo′tor·i·za′tion (-tər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.

motorize

(ˈməʊtəˌraɪz) or

motorise

vb (tr)
1. (Mechanical Engineering) to equip with a motor
2. (Automotive Engineering) to provide (military units) with motor vehicles
ˌmotoriˈzation, ˌmotoriˈsation n

mo•tor•ize

(ˈmoʊ təˌraɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to furnish with a motor.
2. to supply with motor vehicles.
[1910–15]
mo`tor•i•za′tion, n.

motorize


Past participle: motorized
Gerund: motorizing

Imperative
motorize
motorize
Present
I motorize
you motorize
he/she/it motorizes
we motorize
you motorize
they motorize
Preterite
I motorized
you motorized
he/she/it motorized
we motorized
you motorized
they motorized
Present Continuous
I am motorizing
you are motorizing
he/she/it is motorizing
we are motorizing
you are motorizing
they are motorizing
Present Perfect
I have motorized
you have motorized
he/she/it has motorized
we have motorized
you have motorized
they have motorized
Past Continuous
I was motorizing
you were motorizing
he/she/it was motorizing
we were motorizing
you were motorizing
they were motorizing
Past Perfect
I had motorized
you had motorized
he/she/it had motorized
we had motorized
you had motorized
they had motorized
Future
I will motorize
you will motorize
he/she/it will motorize
we will motorize
you will motorize
they will motorize
Future Perfect
I will have motorized
you will have motorized
he/she/it will have motorized
we will have motorized
you will have motorized
they will have motorized
Future Continuous
I will be motorizing
you will be motorizing
he/she/it will be motorizing
we will be motorizing
you will be motorizing
they will be motorizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been motorizing
you have been motorizing
he/she/it has been motorizing
we have been motorizing
you have been motorizing
they have been motorizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been motorizing
you will have been motorizing
he/she/it will have been motorizing
we will have been motorizing
you will have been motorizing
they will have been motorizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been motorizing
you had been motorizing
he/she/it had been motorizing
we had been motorizing
you had been motorizing
they had been motorizing
Conditional
I would motorize
you would motorize
he/she/it would motorize
we would motorize
you would motorize
they would motorize
Past Conditional
I would have motorized
you would have motorized
he/she/it would have motorized
we would have motorized
you would have motorized
they would have motorized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.motorize - equip with a motor vehicle; "The police around here are not motorized and patrol the streets on horseback"
equip, fit out, outfit, fit - provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose; "The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities"
2.motorize - equip with a motor; "motorized scooters are now the rage"
equip, fit out, outfit, fit - provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose; "The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities"
3.motorize - equip with armed and armored motor vehiclesmotorize - equip with armed and armored motor vehicles; "mechanize armies"
equip, fit out, outfit, fit - provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose; "The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities"
Translations
motorizovatopatřit motorem
motorisere
motorizál
útbúa vélknúnum farartækjumvélvæîa
zaviesť motor
motor takmakmotorize etmek

motorize

[ˈməʊtəraɪz] VTmotorizar
to be motorizedtener coche, estar motorizado
now that we're motorizedahora que tenemos coche, ahora que estamos motorizados
to get motorizedcomprarse un coche, motorizarse

motorize

[ˈməʊtəraɪz] vtmotorisermotor mechanic nmécanicien/ienne m/f

motorize

vtmotorisieren; to be motorizedmotorisiert sein; (private person also) → ein Auto haben

motorize

[ˈməʊtəˌraɪz] vtmotorizzare

motor

(ˈməutə) noun
a machine, usually a petrol engine or an electrical device, that gives motion or power. a washing-machine has an electric motor; (also adjective) a motor boat/vehicle.
verb
to travel by car. We motored down to my mother's house at the weekend.
ˈmotorist noun
a person who drives a motor car. The motorist could not avoid hitting the dog.
ˈmotorize, ˈmotorise verb
1. to fit a motor to (eg a bicycle).
2. to supply (eg troops) with motor vehicles. Many army units have been motorized.
ˈmotorcade (-keid) noun
a procession in which everyone goes by car.
ˈmotorway noun
a road specially made for fast traffic. They are building a new motorway to link the two cities.
ˈmotorbike, ˈmotorcycle nouns
any of several types of usually heavy bicycle moved by a motor.
motor car
a vehicle on four wheels, moved by a motor, but not a lorry or van; an automobile, car.
ˈmotorcyclist noun
a person who rides a motorbike. The motorcyclist was injured in the road accident.
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