Definition of autonomously adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ɔːˈtɒnəməsli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɔːˈtɑːnəməsli//
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  1. 1in a way that involves a country, organization, etc. governing itself or controlling its own affairs synonym independently (1) Each bank acts autonomously.
  2. 2in a way that involves a person being able to do things and make decisions without help from anyone else synonym independently (3) Many elderly people want to live autonomously.