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Auto- Vocabulary Words

Can you guess these words that start with the letters "auto"?
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Last updated: October 15, 2022
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First submittedOctober 25, 2011
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Definition
Word
Signature
Autograph
Motorized vehicle
Automobile
Opposite of manual
Automatic
Memoir
Autobiography
Ruler who has complete
political power
Autocrat
Robot
Automaton
Self-taught person
Autodidact
Self-rule
Autonomy
Post-mortem examination
Autopsy
High-speed German highway
Autobahn
Freeway in a
French-speaking area
Autoroute
Definition
Word
How a plane flies itself
Autopilot
Certain camera setting
Autofocus
Condition in which a body attacks
its own cells
Autoimmunity
Software feature that fixes typos, often
with hilarious mistakes of its own
Autocorrect
Audio processor which alters a voice
to match a specific pitch
Autotune
Machine which writes signatures
Autopen
Laboratory sterilization machine
Autoclave
Machine used to automatically call
phone numbers
Autodialer
Vehicle that is a hybrid between
a helicopter and airplane
Autogyro
30 Comments
+5
Level 48
Oct 25, 2011
Those were pretty tough! Lots of fun though. :)
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Level 50
Oct 25, 2011
is there a difference between Autonomy and Autocracy? Cause I kept trying Autocracy.
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Level 86
Jun 9, 2018
autonomy: "Self-government; freedom to act or function independently."

autocracy: "A form of government in which unlimited power is held by a single individual."

So yes, there's a fairly obvious difference.

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Level 62
May 1, 2014
good one
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Level 55
Jan 27, 2015
Autoimmunity is the natural condition of having become immune to certain infections through exposure. When that process breaks down so you become prey to simple infections, that is an autoimmunity disorder. Autoimmunity isn't the thing, it's the thing that has gone wrong.
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Level 86
Jun 9, 2018
autoimmunity: "The condition where one's immune system attacks one's own tissues, i.e., an autoimmune disorder."

What you're talking about is simply "immunity."

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Level 66
Feb 9, 2015
Not words
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Level 75
Oct 19, 2022
Yeah these are all numbers. Please fix.
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Level 75
Mar 16, 2016
Autobot fits the robot question
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Level 65
Jun 16, 2019
Where fast food was served before fast food was invented; all-vending-machine establishments popular in the first half of the twentieth century. Anyone?
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Level 84
Oct 16, 2022
Automat would be a good one to add.
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Level ∞
Oct 16, 2022
Problem is everyone would get it while typing automatic or automaton.
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Level 76
Oct 21, 2022
Good opportunity to change the word. It slightly sandpapers my chocolate starfish to see robot = automaton, because it just isn't the same thing.
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Level 53
Nov 16, 2022
It slightly WHAT??
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Level 65
Nov 18, 2022
you auto know by now :D
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Level 52
Sep 28, 2021
Oh no! The automatic pilot is deflating!
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Level 89
Oct 16, 2022
Nice quiz! Thank you, @Quizmaster. Would you please add “autodialler" and “dialler” to the accepted answers for those of us who use British English spelling? Many thanks, Nadine
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Level ∞
Oct 16, 2022
That will work now
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Level 89
Oct 16, 2022
Thank you!
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Level 26
Oct 16, 2022
Where is autodefenestration
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Level 70
Oct 17, 2022
The people of Prague would like a word with you up in the 3rd floor conference room...
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Level 83
Oct 18, 2022
It's more of a Russian speciality nowadays
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Level 59
May 12, 2024
terrible example of cultural appropriation.
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Level 83
Oct 21, 2022
For the sake of being pedantic I will note that "autopiste" came up as being a French term for freeway in my limited research
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Level 43
Nov 16, 2022
I tried that too lol
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Level 60
Nov 16, 2022
Am I the only one who tried "autograph machine" for the signature machine?
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Level 73
Nov 16, 2022
Autobot should definitely be accepted for robot
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Level 68
Nov 16, 2022
TIL there is no r in ‘automaton’. Always thought that was where ‘animatronic’ came from
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Level 37
Nov 18, 2022
I did better than 90 percent and I missed TWO! P.s an autogyro is a self souvlaki- making machine. Autogyro.mmm yummy. Need so e tzaziki now
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Level 59
May 12, 2024
accept autolysis for condition where the body attacks it's own cells?

"the destruction of cells or tissues by their own enzymes, especially those released by lysosomes."