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Definition of automate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[usually passive] automate somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they automate
he / she / it automates
past simple automated
-ing form automating
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to use machines and computers instead of people to do a job or task The entire manufacturing process has been automated. The factory is now fully automated.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: automate