autoresponder

noun au·to·re·spond·er \ˌȯ-tō-ri-ˈspän-dər\
variants: or

auto–responder

less commonly

auto responder

\ˌȯ-tō-ri-ˈspän-dər\ play

Definition of autoresponder

plural

autoresponders

or

auto–responders

also

auto responders

  1. :  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–response

less commonly

auto response

less commonly

autoresponse

\ˌȯ-tō-ri-ˈspän(t)s\ play noun, plural

auto–responses

also

auto responses

also

autoresponses

You 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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Origin and Etymology of autoresponder

1auto- + responder


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