automotive

adjective au·to·mo·tive \ ˌȯ-tə-ˈmō-tiv \
Updated on: 17 Apr 2018

Definition of automotive

2 : of, relating to, or concerned with self-propelled vehicles or machines

Examples of automotive in a Sentence

  1. The store stocks automotive parts.

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First Known Use of automotive

1830

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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AUTOMOTIVE Defined for English Language Learners

automotive

Definition of automotive for English Language Learners

  • : of, relating to, or concerned with cars and other vehicles


AUTOMOTIVE Defined for Kids

automotive

adjective au·to·mo·tive \ ˌȯ-tə-ˈmō-tiv \

Definition of automotive for Students

: of or relating to automobiles
  • an automotive parts store


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