• (General American) IPA: /ˈɔtoʊ/, /ˈɑtoʊ/, [ˈɔɾoʊ], [ˈɑɾoʊ]
  • (Canada) IPA: /ˈɑtoʊ/, [ˈɑɾoʊ]
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA: /ˈɔːtəʊ/

auto (not comparable) (clipping en)

  1. automatic (of a gearbox / transmission)
    It's an auto sedan which we picked up from a wholesaler locally.

auto (plural autos)

  1. (chiefly, attributively) An automobile.
    My brother is an auto mechanic.
  2. A setting for automatic operation.
    Put it on auto.
    Synonyms: automatic
    Antonyms: manual
  3. An automatic gearbox / transmission.
    A body coloured centre pillar signalled the arrival of an electronic four-speed auto, slight suspension revisions and minor trim changes.
  4. A car with an automatic gearbox / transmission.
    It wasn't too bad but we did hire an auto (couldn't imagine changing gears with my right hand).
Synonyms Noun

auto (plural autos)

  1. (India) An autorickshaw.
    ... users are often unable to note down the number of the taxi or the auto as the driver will just zoom past.

Proper noun
  1. An unincorporated community in West Virginia

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