Student Thesaurus

One entry found for automatic.
Entry Word: automatic
Function: adjective
Text: 1 done instantly and without conscious thought or decision <Carl's automatic use of the brakes prevented a serious accident>
Synonyms instinctive, instinctual, involuntary, mechanical, spontaneous
Related Words conditioned, natural, reactive, reflex, simple, subliminal, unconscious, unforced; blind, inadvertent, unintended, unintentional, unwilling, unwitting; abrupt, quick, ready, sudden; ad-lib, extemporaneous, extempore, impromptu, improvised, offhand, offhanded, snap, spur-of-the-moment, unconsidered, unplanned, unpremeditated, unprepared, unprompted, unreasoned, unrehearsed, unstudied; casual, chance, chancy, haphazard, hasty, hit-or-miss, impetuous, impulsive, perfunctory, random, rash
Near Antonyms calculated, conscious, cultivated, deliberate, designed, intended, intentional, predetermined, prepared, projected, refined, rehearsed, volitional, voluntary, willed, willful (or wilful); advised, aforethought, careful, considered, foresighted, forethoughtful, measured, meticulous, reasoned, studied, thoughtful
2 designed to replace or decrease human labor and especially physical labor <liked the ease of an automatic CD changer> -- see LABORSAVING