Meaning of automate
Pronunciation: (ô'tu-māt"), [key]
— v., -mat•ed, -mat•ing.
- to apply the principles of automation to (a mechanical process, industry, office, etc.).
- to operate or control by automation.
- to displace or make obsolete by automation (often fol. by out): The unskilled jobs are going to be automated out.
- to install automatic procedures, as for manufacturing or servicing; follow or utilize the principles of automation: Many banks have begun to automate.
- automate (Thesaurus)