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autocratic pertaining to or having the powers of an autocrat; absolute. [2 definitions]
auto-da-fé the public announcement of the judgment and sentences passed and imposed on people tried as heretics during the Spanish Inquisition. [2 definitions]
autodidact a person who is self-taught at something.
autogamy in botany, self-fertilization, as of a flower with its own pollen. [2 definitions]
autogiro an aircraft that is pulled forward by a conventional propeller and held up in the air by a large horizontal rotor mounted on top of the fuselage.
autograph a signature, esp. that of a famous person. [4 definitions]
autohypnosis the act of hypnotizing oneself. [2 definitions]
autoimmune characterized by or relating to a condition in which normal cells are attacked by the body's own immune system.
autoimmunity production of antibodies that attack the body's own cells.
autointoxication in pathology, poisoning caused by toxic substances that have developed within the body itself, as in the intestines during digestion; autotoxemia.
autoloading semiautomatic, as cameras and firearms.
Automat trademark for a cafeteria where food is dispensed from small compartments with doors that open when customers deposit coins in the appropriate slots.
automatable combined form of automate.
automate to convert to a mechanical or electronic system of operation. [3 definitions]
automated able to operate without the help or work of a human.
automated teller machine a computerized machine serving the function of a bank teller.
automatic acting by itself without outside power or influence. [4 definitions]
automatic pilot an instrument that automatically keeps an aircraft, missile, or the like on a predetermined course at a specific altitude. [2 definitions]
automation operation by machinery rather than by people.
automatism the condition or quality of being automatic. [2 definitions]
automatize to cause to be done automatically.