Main definitions of auto in English

: auto1auto2

auto1

Pronunciation /ˈôdō/ /ˈɔdoʊ/

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nounautos

informal North American usually as modifier
  • An automobile.

    • ‘the auto industry’
    • ‘Did you ever wonder why the North American auto industry is concentrated where it is?’
    • ‘Making use of the internet for getting the best suited auto insurance is not a demanding task.’
    • ‘Finding the best auto parts actually depends on you, so make the right choice now!’
    • ‘Another reason to take a course of this nature is to reduce auto insurance rates.’
    • ‘Plan your needs with financial planner and then apply for the auto loan you need.’
    • ‘The riders weave through the pedestrians and much of the center has almost no auto traffic.’
    • ‘It is not unreasonable to expect the slowdown in car sales to affect auto parts companies too.’
    • ‘They brought a gust of cold air with them and the smell of auto exhaust.’
    automobile, motor, machine

Origin

Late 19th century abbreviation of automobile.

Main definitions of auto in English

: auto1auto2

auto2

Pronunciation /ˈôdō/ /ˈɔdoʊ/

Translate auto into Spanish

adjective

short for automatic (sense 1 of the adjective)
‘you have to take the camera out of auto mode and into manual’
  • ‘fully auto weapons’

noun

  • short for automatic (sense 3 of the noun)

    • ‘the camera requires a lot of light to get good photos and videos in auto’