Synonyms for automatic

Synonyms for (noun) automatic

Synonyms: automatic, automatic pistol

Definition: a pistol that will keep firing until the ammunition is gone or the trigger is released

Similar words: automatic firearm, automatic gun, automatic weapon

Definition: a firearm that reloads itself and keeps firing until the trigger is released


Similar words: pistol, shooting iron, side arm, handgun

Definition: a firearm that is held and fired with one hand


Synonyms: automatic, automatic rifle, machine rifle

Definition: light machine gun

Similar words: automatic firearm, automatic gun, automatic weapon

Definition: a firearm that reloads itself and keeps firing until the trigger is released


Similar words: machine gun

Definition: a rapidly firing automatic gun (often mounted)

Synonyms for (adjective) automatic

Synonyms: automatic

Definition: operating with minimal human intervention; independent of external control

Usage: automatic transmission; a budget deficit that caused automatic spending cuts

Similar words: autoloading, self-loading, semiautomatic

Definition: (of firearms) capable of automatic loading and firing continuously

Usage: an autoloading rifle


Similar words: machine-controlled, machine-driven, automated

Definition: operated by automation

Usage: an automated stoker


Similar words: self-acting, self-activating, self-moving, self-regulating

Definition: designed to activate or move or regulate itself

Usage: a self-activating sprinkler system


Similar words: self-locking

Definition: locking automatically when closed


Similar words: self-winding

Definition: designed so that manual winding is unnecessary

Usage: a self-winding watch


Similar words: semiautomatic

Definition: partially automatic


Similar words: smart

Definition: capable of independent and apparently intelligent action

Usage: smart weapons


Synonyms: machinelike, automatic, automatonlike, robotic, robotlike

Definition: resembling the unthinking functioning of a machine

Usage: an automatic `thank you'; machinelike efficiency

Similar words: mechanical

Definition: using (or as if using) mechanisms or tools or devices

Usage: a mechanical process; his smile was very mechanical; a mechanical toy


Synonyms: automatic, reflex, reflexive

Definition: without volition or conscious control

Usage: the automatic shrinking of the pupils of the eye in strong light; a reflex knee jerk; sneezing is reflexive

Similar words: involuntary

Definition: controlled by the autonomic nervous system; without conscious control

Usage: involuntary muscles; gave an involuntary start