automatically UK US /ˌɔːtəˈmætɪkli/ US  /ˌɑːṱəˈmæţ-/ adverb
done by a machine, system, or process that is designed to complete a task without a person having to control it: »

Paychecks are automatically deposited into your account on the 26th of each month.


The program automatically downloads and installs new updates.

happening or reacting without the need to consider or do anything extra: »

Any employee who is found guilty of sexual harassment will be automatically discharged.


Once you have used the system for a while you will find you save your work automatically, without thinking about it.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Automatically — Au to*mat ic*al*ly, adv. In an automatic manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • automatically — (adv.) 1834, involuntarily, unconsciously; see AUTOMATIC (Cf. automatic) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • automatically — au|to|mat|i|cally W3S3 [ˌo:təˈmætıkli US ˌo: ] adv 1.) as the result of a situation or action, and without you having to do anything more ▪ Join now and you will automatically receive 50% off your first purchase. 2.) without thinking about what… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • automatically — au|to|mat|i|cal|ly [ ,ɔtə mætıkli ] adverb ** 1. ) without conscious thought or intention, especially because of habit: I just automatically said Yes. 2. ) as the result of specific conditions, rules, or laws, without a special decision being… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • automatically — adverb 1 without thinking about what you are doing: Of course,: I replied automatically. 2 as the result of a situation: As a student you are automatically entitled to a grant. 3 by the action of a machine, without a person making it work: The… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • automatically */*/ — UK [ˌɔːtəˈmætɪklɪ] / US [ˌɔtəˈmætɪklɪ] adverb 1) without conscious thought or intention, especially because of habit I just automatically said Yes . 2) as the result of specific conditions, rules, or laws, without a special decision being made… …   English dictionary

  • automatically — /ˌɔ:tə mætɪkli/ adverb without a person giving instructions ● The invoices are sent out automatically. ● Addresses are typed in automatically. ● A demand note is sent automatically when the invoice is overdue …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • automatically — adv. Automatically is used with these adjectives: ↑liable Automatically is used with these verbs: ↑adjust, ↑assume, ↑award, ↑control, ↑debit, ↑deduct, ↑delete, ↑detect, ↑enter, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • automatically — automatic ► ADJECTIVE 1) operating with little or no direct human control. 2) (of a firearm) self loading and able to fire continuously. 3) done or occurring without conscious thought. 4) (of a penalty) imposed inevitably as a result of a fixed… …   English terms dictionary

  • automatically — adverb 1. in a reflex manner (Freq. 17) he answered automatically • Derived from adjective: ↑automatic 2. in a mechanical manner; by a mechanism this door opens mechanically • Syn: ↑mechanically …   Useful english dictionary

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