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au·to·mate

 (ô′tə-māt′)
v. au·to·mat·ed, au·to·mat·ing, au·to·mates
v.tr.
1. To convert to automatic operation: automate a factory.
2. To control or operate by automation.
v.intr.
To make use of or be converted to automation: a food service that decided to automate for greater efficiency.

[Back-formation from automation.]

au′to·mat′a·ble adj.

automate

(ˈɔːtəˌmeɪt)
vb
(General Engineering) to make (a manufacturing process, factory, etc) automatic, or (of a manufacturing process, etc) to be made automatic

au•to•mate

(ˈɔ təˌmeɪt)

v. -mat•ed, -mat•ing. v.t.
1. to apply the principles of automation to (a mechanical process, industry, office, etc.).
2. to operate or control by automation.
3. to displace or make obsolete by automation (often fol. by out).
v.i.
4. to install automatic procedures, as for manufacturing or servicing; undergo automation.
[1950–55]
au′to•mat`a•ble, adj.

automate


Past participle: automated
Gerund: automating

Imperative
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Present
I automate
you automate
he/she/it automates
we automate
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Preterite
I automated
you automated
he/she/it automated
we automated
you automated
they automated
Present Continuous
I am automating
you are automating
he/she/it is automating
we are automating
you are automating
they are automating
Present Perfect
I have automated
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he/she/it has automated
we have automated
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they have automated
Past Continuous
I was automating
you were automating
he/she/it was automating
we were automating
you were automating
they were automating
Past Perfect
I had automated
you had automated
he/she/it had automated
we had automated
you had automated
they had automated
Future
I will automate
you will automate
he/she/it will automate
we will automate
you will automate
they will automate
Future Perfect
I will have automated
you will have automated
he/she/it will have automated
we will have automated
you will have automated
they will have automated
Future Continuous
I will be automating
you will be automating
he/she/it will be automating
we will be automating
you will be automating
they will be automating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been automating
you have been automating
he/she/it has been automating
we have been automating
you have been automating
they have been automating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been automating
you will have been automating
he/she/it will have been automating
we will have been automating
you will have been automating
they will have been automating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been automating
you had been automating
he/she/it had been automating
we had been automating
you had been automating
they had been automating
Conditional
I would automate
you would automate
he/she/it would automate
we would automate
you would automate
they would automate
Past Conditional
I would have automated
you would have automated
he/she/it would have automated
we would have automated
you would have automated
they would have automated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.automate - make automatic or control or operate automaticallyautomate - make automatic or control or operate automatically; "automatize the production"; "automate the movement of the robot"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
semi-automatise, semi-automatize - make semiautomatic; "Can we semi-automatize the semantic tagging process?"
Translations

automate

[ˈɔːtəmeɪt] VTautomatizar

automate

[ˈɔːtəmeɪt] vt [+ system, process, machine] → automatiser

automate

vtautomatisieren; automated telling or teller machineGeldautomat m

automate

[ˈɔːtəˌmeɪt] vtautomatizzare
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