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English definition of “motor”

motor

verb [I]     /ˈməʊ.tər/ US  /ˈmoʊ.t̬ɚ/
UK old-fashioned to drive: I was just motoring along, minding my own business, when suddenly I was stopped by the police.Driving and operating road vehicles informal to move or increase very quickly: Shares have motored ahead as profits have risen.Increasing and decreasing speed of motion
(Definition of motor verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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