Automate Definition

automated, automates, automating
automated, automates, automating
To convert to automatic operation.
Automate a factory.
American Heritage
To modernize, improve, etc. (a system, process, facility, etc.) by means of automation.
To automate a company's payroll system, to automate a factory.
Webster's New World
To control or operate by automation.
American Heritage
To make use of or be converted to automation.
A food service that decided to automate for greater efficiency.
American Heritage

To replace or enhance human labor with machines.

Many offices still need to automate.

Origin of Automate

  • Back-formation from automation

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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