by itself


: 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.
: with nothing nearby : alone
The house stood by itself at the end of the street.

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“By itself.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Mar. 2023.

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