Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun automatic

2 senses of automatic

Sense 1
automatic rifle, automatic, machine rifle -- (light machine gun)
       => automatic firearm, automatic gun, automatic weapon -- (a firearm that reloads itself and keeps firing until the trigger is released)
       => machine gun -- (a rapidly firing automatic gun (often mounted))

Sense 2
automatic pistol, automatic -- (a pistol that will keep firing until the ammunition is gone or the trigger is released)
       => pistol, handgun, side arm, shooting iron -- (a firearm that is held and fired with one hand)
       => automatic firearm, automatic gun, automatic weapon -- (a firearm that reloads itself and keeps firing until the trigger is released)

Antonyms of adj automatic

3 senses of automatic

Sense 1
automatic (vs. manual) -- (operating with minimal human intervention; independent of external control; "automatic transmission"; "a budget deficit that caused automatic spending cuts")

manual (vs. automatic) -- (requiring human effort; "a manual transmission")
        => hand-operated, non-automatic -- (operated by hand)

Sense 2
automatic, automatonlike, machinelike, robotlike, robotic -- (resembling the unthinking functioning of a machine; "an automatic `thank you'"; "machinelike efficiency")

INDIRECT (VIA mechanical) -> nonmechanical -- (not mechanical)

Sense 3
automatic, reflex (prenominal), reflexive -- (without volition or conscious control; "the automatic shrinking of the pupils of the eye in strong light"; "a reflex knee jerk"; "sneezing is reflexive")

INDIRECT (VIA involuntary) -> voluntary -- (controlled by individual volition; "voluntary motions"; "voluntary muscles")

Similarity of adj automatic

3 senses of automatic

Sense 1
automatic (vs. manual) -- (operating with minimal human intervention; independent of external control; "automatic transmission"; "a budget deficit that caused automatic spending cuts")
       => autoloading (prenominal), self-loading, semiautomatic -- ((of firearms) capable of automatic loading and firing continuously; "an autoloading rifle")
       => automated, machine-controlled, machine-driven -- (operated by automation; "an automated stoker")
       => self-acting, self-activating, self-moving, self-regulating -- (designed to activate or move or regulate itself; "a self-activating sprinkler system")
       => self-locking -- (locking automatically when closed)
       => self-winding -- (designed so that manual winding is unnecessary; "a self-winding watch")
       => semiautomatic -- (partially automatic)
       => smart -- (capable of independent and apparently intelligent action; "smart weapons")
          Also See-> mechanical#1

Sense 2
automatic, automatonlike, machinelike, robotlike, robotic -- (resembling the unthinking functioning of a machine; "an automatic `thank you'"; "machinelike efficiency")
       => mechanical (vs. nonmechanical) -- (using (or as if using) mechanisms or tools or devices; "a mechanical process"; "his smile was very mechanical"; "a mechanical toy")

Sense 3
automatic, reflex (prenominal), reflexive -- (without volition or conscious control; "the automatic shrinking of the pupils of the eye in strong light"; "a reflex knee jerk"; "sneezing is reflexive")
       => involuntary (vs. voluntary) -- (controlled by the autonomic nervous system; without conscious control; "involuntary muscles"; "gave an involuntary start")

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