automatically automatically  /ˌɔ tə ˈmæ tɪk li/


  1. (adv) in a reflex manner
  2. (adv) in a mechanical manner; by a mechanism


  1. Mail--they were using software to automatically create thousands of e-mail accounts very quickly, then using those accounts to send out spam.
  2. Keep Safe A wood worker's dream: A table saw that automatically senses soft flesh and instantly stops.
  3. This 2 GB wireless SD card uploads photos automatically from your camera to whatever online photo service you like, whether that's Snapfish, Picasa, Flickr or anything else.


  1. "Albert Einstein" spacecraft delivers gear to ISS Expedition 36 Crew

    Europe’s Automated Transfer Vehicle-4 (ATV-4) automatically docked Saturday at 10:07 a.m. EDT to the aft-end port of the International Space Station (ISS) Zvezda service module. read more        
    on June 18, 2013     Source: TG Daily

  2. Royalty drops hostile bid for Ireland's Elan

    By Padraic Halpin DUBLIN (Reuters) - U.S.-based Royalty Pharma has dropped a hostile bid worth up to $8 billion for Elan , leaving the Irish drug maker free to seek other suitors having put itself up for sale last week. Royalty on Tuesday withdrew its appeal against a ruling by Ireland's regulator on takeovers, meaning the offer automatically lapses and bringing an end to a bitter, four-month ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Yahoo may acquire startup that enables mobile movie making, AllThingsD says

    Yahoo is considering buying startup Qwiki, which makes an iPhone app that enables users to automatically convert photos, music and videos to short movies, according to AllThingsD. Yahoo may pay up to $50M ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: via Yahoo! Finance


  1. Williams told The Miami Herald for Tuesday's editions that when players were given Friday off, "automatically your mind, which is so constrained since training camp began ...... says, `I'm free, what can I do?'"
    on Sep 30, 2008 By: Ricky Williams Source: ABC News

  2. "The danger of that for the country," said Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the Republican leader, "is that there won't automatically be an ability to restrain the excess that is typically associated with big majorities and single-party...
    on Apr 29, 2009 By: Mitch McConnell Source: New York Times

  3. "This is one of a handful of organizations that you automatically say yes to," Torre said. "When I think of the Dodgers I think of efficiency, I think of pride, I think of measuring stick."
    on Nov 5, 2007 By: Joe Torre Source:

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