automate

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See also: aŭtomate

English[edit]

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɔtoʊˌmeɪt/, [ˈɒɾoʊˌmeɪt]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪt

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automate (third-person singular simple present automates, present participle automating, simple past and past participle automated)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To replace or enhance human labor with machines.
    Many offices still need to automate.
    We saved time and money by automating the process.

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek αὐτόματον (autómaton), neuter of αὐτόματος (autómatos, self moving, self willed).

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automate m (plural automates)

  1. automaton
    • 2020 June 19, “Stopper la haine sur Internet”, in Le Monde[1]:
      Des monceaux de messages racistes, antisémites, misogynes ou homophobes s’étalent en permanence sur les réseaux sociaux, générés par des individus, mais aussi par des automates, soufflant sur les braises et semant le désordre à grande échelle.
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automate

  1. nominative feminine plural of automat
  2. accusative feminine plural of automat
  3. nominative neuter plural of automat
  4. accusative neuter plural of automat

Noun[edit]

automate

  1. plural of automat