Definitions

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

  • adjective Moving by itself; self-propelling or self-propelled.
  • adjective Of or relating to self-propelled vehicles.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Propelled by its own power; automobile.

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

  • adjective of or pertaining to the automobile.
  • adjective containing within itself the means of propulsion or movement.

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

  • adjective Having the ability to move by itself; self-propelled or self-propelling.
  • adjective Of, or relating to motor vehicles.

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

  • adjective of or relating to motor vehicles
  • adjective containing within itself the means of propulsion or movement

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

auto- +‎ motive.

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