verb (used with object), au·to·mat·ed, au·to·mat·ing.
verb (used without object), au·to·mat·ed, au·to·mat·ing.
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Origin of automate
OTHER WORDS FROM automateau·to·mat·a·ble, adjectivede-au·to·mate, verb, de-au·to·mat·ed, de-au·to·mat·ing.non·au·to·mat·ed, adjectiveun·au·to·mat·ed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for automate
Because GRBs are so rare, the best way to look for them is with an automated observatory.
After all, the automated database is only as good as the information the judges feed into it.Law-Breaking Judges Took Cases That Could Make Them Even Richer|Reity O’Brien, Kytja Weir, Chris Young, Center for Public Integrity|April 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I emailed yodel to explain an got a automated reply saying my parcel has been delivered and signed for?Penis Beakers and Constipated Dolls: What Mothers REALLY Want To Know|Tom Sykes|October 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Most definitely not the robots who brought us the automated joy on Twitter.
You may write to the VA, but you will either receive no reply or an automated response.The Military Teaches Soldiers Strength; the VA Teaches Veterans to Beg|Chris Miller|August 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The automated files selected three microcard dossiers that matched the requirements of the order.The Dueling Machine|Benjamin William Bova
The experience leading to photography and the practical experience of automated photography are uncoupled.
Please take a moment to admire the people who compiled a 300 page index without the use of automated word processing.Familiar Quotations|John Bartlett
There is no direct correspondence between the literacy of emergent writing and that of automated writing and reading.
Lightweight hydraulic pumps—used in automated machinery and pneumatic control systems.The Practical Values of Space Exploration|Committee on Science and Astronautics