Main definitions of auto- in English

: auto-1auto-2

auto-1

(also aut-)

combining form

  • 1Self.

    ‘auto-analysis’
    1. 1.1 One's own.
      ‘autograph’
    2. 1.2 By oneself or spontaneous.
      ‘autoxidation’
    3. 1.3 By itself or automatic.
      ‘autofocusing’

Origin

From Greek autos ‘self’.

Pronunciation

auto-

/ˈɔːtəʊ/

Main definitions of auto- in English

: auto-1auto-2

auto-2

combining form

  • Relating to cars.

    ‘autocross’

Origin

Abbreviation of automobile.

Pronunciation

auto-

/ˈɔːtəʊ/