Meaning of automatize in English:


Pronunciation /ɔːˈtɒmətʌɪz/

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(also British automatise)
[with object]
  • 1Make automatic or habitual.

    ‘the practice of reading helps to automatize the reading process’
    • ‘The point is that our experience of language, quite as much as our experience of the world, is habitual and to that extent tends to be automatized.’
    • ‘After training, the degree to which a skill has been automatized has been measured using the disruption that occurs when targets and distractors are changed.’
    • ‘The practice of reading helps to automatize the reading process.’
    • ‘In this mode, users can automatize the process and define wherever they want to run it.’
    • ‘By automatizing that process, you make it less effective.’
    • ‘Others stress that rapid automatized naming is part of a more general phonological ability and poor readers are considered to be less adept at retrieving phonological codes from long-term memory.’
  • 2Convert (a process or facility) to be operated by largely automatic equipment; automate.

    • ‘the program automatizes most part of the main procedure, keeping user intervention at a minimum level’