by itself

idiom

Definition of by itself 

1 : without being directly controlled by a person : automatically The computer shuts off by itself if you haven't used it for a while. The sprinkler will turn on by itself.
2 : with nothing nearby : alone The house stood by itself at the end of the street.

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