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Synonyms for automatic
ˌɔ təˈmæt ɪkau·to·mat·ic

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Wiktionary

  1. automaticadjective

    A car with automatic transmission.

    I never learned to drive a stick. I can only drive an automatic.

    Antonyms:
    standard transmission, manual, stickshift, stick, manual transmission

  2. automaticadjective

    Done out of habit or without conscious thought.

    The reaction was automatic: flight!

    Synonyms:
    perfunctory, thoughtless, instinctive

    Antonyms:
    voluntary

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. automatic

    That is spontaneous which is freely done, with no external compulsion and, in human actions, without special premeditation or distinct determination of the will; that is voluntary which is freely done with distinct act of will; that is involuntary which is independent of the will, and perhaps in opposition to it; a willing act is not only in accordance with will, but with desire. Thus voluntary and involuntary, which are antonyms of each other, are both partial synonyms of spontaneous. We speak of spontaneous generation, spontaneous combustion, spontaneous sympathy, an involuntary start, an unbidden tear, voluntary agreement, willing submission. A babe's smile in answer to that of its mother is spontaneous; the smile of a pouting child wheedled into good humor is involuntary. In physiology the action of the heart and lungs is called involuntary; the growth of the hair and nails is spontaneous; the action of swallowing is voluntary up to a certain point, beyond which it becomes involuntary or automatic. In the fullest sense of that which is not only without the will but distinctly in opposition to it, or compulsory, involuntary becomes an antonym, not only of voluntary but of spontaneous; as, involuntary servitude. A spontaneous outburst of applause is of necessity an act of volition, but so completely dependent on sympathetic impulse that it would seem frigid to call it voluntary, while to call it involuntary would imply some previous purpose or inclination not to applaud.

    Synonyms:
    free, impulsive, instinctive, involuntary, spontaneous, unbidden, voluntary, willing

Princeton's WordNet

  1. automatic rifle, automatic, machine riflenoun

    light machine gun

    Synonyms:
    automatic rifle, machine rifle, automatic pistol

    Antonyms:
    nonmechanical, manual, voluntary, non-automatic, hand-operated

  2. automatic pistol, automaticadjective

    a pistol that will keep firing until the ammunition is gone or the trigger is released

    Synonyms:
    machine rifle, automatic pistol, automatic rifle

    Antonyms:
    hand-operated, nonmechanical, non-automatic, voluntary, manual

  3. automaticadjective

    operating with minimal human intervention; independent of external control

    "automatic transmission"; "a budget deficit that caused automatic spending cuts"

    Synonyms:
    machinelike, reflexive, automatonlike, robotlike, robotic, reflex(a)

    Antonyms:
    manual, voluntary, hand-operated, non-automatic, nonmechanical

  4. automatic, automatonlike, machinelike, robotlike, roboticadjective

    resembling the unthinking functioning of a machine

    "an automatic `thank you'"; "machinelike efficiency"

    Synonyms:
    machinelike, reflexive, automatonlike, robotlike, robotic, reflex(a)

    Antonyms:
    hand-operated, manual, non-automatic, nonmechanical, voluntary

  5. automatic, reflex(a), reflexiveadjective

    without volition or conscious control

    "the automatic shrinking of the pupils of the eye in strong light"; "a reflex knee jerk"; "sneezing is reflexive"

    Antonyms:
    manual, nonmechanical, voluntary, hand-operated, non-automatic

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. automaticadjective

    Synonyms:
    self-moving, self-acting

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. automaticadjective

    Synonyms:
    self-propelling, self-moving, involuntary, mechanical

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How to use automatic in a sentence?

  1. Denis Watley:

    Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.

  2. Southeastern Conference:

    I walked into one of the first( CFP) meetings when we were looking at the format and said, ‘ If we want to expand to eight teams for the playoff with no automatic bids, I ’ll have that conversation, ’ but moving to an eight-team playoff and granting what were going to be six automatic bids, reducing at-large access, is unwise.

  3. Royce Lamberth:

    Some of my defendants in some of these other cases think there's no consequence to this, and there is a consequence, i don't want to create the impression that probation is the automatic outcome here, because it's not going to be.

  4. Tony Green:

    State law says that if the margin is no more than one-fifth of 1 percent of the total votes cast in that election...then there shall be an automatic hand recount.

  5. Gareth Johnson:

    I stayed back when I heard Otto had been detained, it was an automatic response. I wanted to try and work out what the situation was and it was my hope that I would at least be able to speak with him.


Translations for automatic

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  • неволен, автомат, машинален, автоматиченBulgarian
  • automàticCatalan, Valencian
  • automatickýCzech
  • hunanysgogolWelsh
  • automatikDanish
  • automatisch, Maschinen-German
  • αυτόματος, αυτόματοGreek
  • automático, semi-automáticaSpanish
  • خودکار, اتوماتیکPersian
  • automaattinen, sarjatuli-Finnish
  • semi-automatique, automatiqueFrench
  • sjálfvirkurIcelandic
  • automaticoItalian
  • אוטומטיHebrew
  • 自動的な, 自動なJapanese
  • ស្វ័យប្រវត្តKhmer
  • автоматтуу, айласыз, аргасыз, аңсыз, машинадай, өзүнөн өзү, өзү жүрүүчү, автоматтуу түрдө, эс катышпастан, адатынча, машиналуу түрдө, акылдан тыш, автоматтык, өзү кыймылдоочу, эрксиз, механикалыкKyrgyz
  • automateschLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • aunoaMāori
  • полуавтоматски пиштол, механички, автоматски, автоматско, автоматик, автоматскаMacedonian
  • automatikMalay
  • automatisch, mechanisch, gedachtenloos, automaatDutch
  • samoczynny, odruchowy, automatycznyPolish
  • automático, semi-automáticaPortuguese
  • automată, automatRomanian
  • механический, машинальный, автомат, автоматическийRussian
  • avtomatik, avtomatičen, avtomatskiSlovene
  • automatikAlbanian
  • automatiskSwedish
  • อัตโนมัติThai
  • tự nhiên, tự độngVietnamese

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