Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To make automatic.
  • transitive verb To turn into an automaton.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To make an automaton or a self-acting machine of.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb same as automate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To make or become automatic.
  • verb To cause to be automated; to automate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb turn into an automaton
  • verb make automatic or control or operate automatically

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From automatic.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From French automatiser, from automate ("automaton").

Examples

  • Journalists, always under heavy time pressure, tend to automatize their reactions: I think they write this kind of story as he-said-she-said, and it rarely occurs to them that there are facts of the matter to be checked.

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  • Whereas, in an ideal of love and benevolence, we have tried to automatize ourselves into little love-engines always stoked with the sorrows or beauties of other people, so that we can get up steam of charity or righteous wrath.

    Fantasia of the Unconscious

  • There are different solutions to automatize the integration build in.

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  • GrandReporter lets you automatize searches over the internet.

    MacUpdate - Mac OS X

  • There are many ways to automatize it but none that are really simple.

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  • With it's simple and intuitive interface you can: split your pdf documents (into chapters, single pages, etc.). merge many pdf documents or subsections of them. exctract sections of your document into a single pdf document. save and load your environment to automatize your recurrent jobs.

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  • With it's simple and intuitive interface you can: split your pdf documents (into chapters, single pages, etc.). merge many pdf documents or subsections of them. exctract sections of your document into a single pdf document. save and load your environment to automatize your recurrent jobs.

    AfterDawn: Software updates

  • It allows to easilly manipulate nmap scan results and will be a perfect tool for systems administrators who want to automatize scanning task and reports.

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  • Finally, ETE's programmable tree drawing engine can be used to automatize the graphical rendering of trees with customized node-specific visualizations.

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  • VideoCharge enables to automatize processing of video, audio and image files.

    Fulldls.com

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