from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To equip with a motor.
  • transitive verb To supply with motor-driven vehicles.
  • transitive verb To provide with automobiles.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In psychology, to apprehend a visual or auditory stimulus in motor or kinesthetic terms.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb archaic To substitute motor-driven vehicles, or automobiles, for the horses and horse-drawn vehicles of (a fire department, city, etc.).
  • transitive verb to equip (a piece of machinery) with a motor.
  • transitive verb to provide with automobiles or other motor vehicles.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To fit something with a motor.
  • verb transitive To supply something or someone with motor vehicles.
  • verb transitive To supply armoured vehicles; to mechanize.

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

  • verb equip with a motor
  • verb equip with a motor vehicle
  • verb equip with armed and armored motor vehicles


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