Meaning of AUTO- in English


auto- 1

a combining form meaning "self," "same," "spontaneous," used in the formation of compound words: autograph. Also, esp. before a vowel, aut- .

[ autós self ]

auto- 2

a combining form representing automobile in compound words: autocade.

[ see AUTO ]

auto- 3

a combining form representing automatic in compound words: autoalarm; autofeed; autofocus. Sometimes also taken as an adjective: auto enlarger; auto stop control.

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .