aut-

combining form
variants: or

auto-

Definition of aut-

  1. 1 :  self :  same one autism autobiography

  2. 2 :  automatic :  self-acting autopilot

Origin and Etymology of aut-

Greek, from autos same, -self, self


Medical Dictionary

aut-

combining form
variants: or

auto-

Medical Definition of aut-

  1. :  self :  same one autisma:  of, by, affecting, from, or for the same individual autograft autotransfusion autovaccinationb:  arising or produced within the individual and acting or directed toward or against the individual or the individual's own body, tissues, or molecules autoimmunity autosuggestion autoerotism


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up aut-? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

conspicuously offensive

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Time Traveler Quiz: Which Word Came First?

  • time-traveler-quiz-which-word-came-first
  • Which came first?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!