Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of motor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. equipped with a motor or motors; motorized. Opposite of unmotorized.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. equipped with a motor or motors

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Examples

  • Charlemont and Mr. Bludlip Courtenay 'motored' to London, undertaking with each other to keep up a speed of fifty miles an hour, provided there were not too many hills and not too much

    God's Good Man

  • We left the port and motored our way through Block Island Sound

    Block Island Sound

  • We motored a distance up Wist Creek then turned around and headed back to the river.

    Dark Secrets 2: No Time to Die the Deep End of Fear

  • He didn't attempt to enter the gate and drive up to the house; merely motored to the last car parked at roadside and took the next spot.

    Cucumbertini

  • As David motored out of the Venice marina, we passed dozens of commercial shrimp boats waiting for the white shrimp season to open at the end of the month.

    Rocky Kistner: To the End of the Bayou; a Gulf Memory for Our Kids

  • Jeter raced home from first, as Teixeira motored into third, and the Yankees took the 6-5 lead.

    Yanks' Win A Gift From The Angels

  • Joshua scored to make it a one-run game, and Conor motored all the way to third base with a stand-up triple.

    Parents Behaving Badly

  • I realized this last weekend when I motored down to the nation's capital to see my daughter.

    Some Expert Advice: Get a Clue

  • A very large woman in a very large motorized wheelchair gained enough sympathy from passengers to make space for her, and she motored forward -- over Ellie's foot.

    Peter Clothier: The Rally

  • One day, as I stood at the tiller and motored toward the town of Newark, a line of angry thunderstorms raced toward me.

    A Hundred Miles on the Erie Canal

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