auto responder\ˌȯ-tō-ri-ˈspän-dər\ play
Definition of autoresponder
: a function of e-mail software that automatically sends a response to incoming messages Unanswered e-mail is as big a turnoff as unanswered calls. Consider using your ISP's autoresponder to acknowledge received e-mail. It lets the visitors know their message arrived and gives you an opportunity to thank them for visiting the site. — Victoria Hall Smith, PC World, January 1999
auto responseless commonly
autoresponse\ˌȯ-tō-ri-ˈspän(t)s\ play noun, plural
autoresponsesYou can let people know you are out of the office via greeting on your voicemail and an autoresponse to e-mail. — Slate Magazine, 13 Apr. 2009
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