Auto in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is auto a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word auto is a Scrabble US word. The word auto is worth 4 points in Scrabble:

A1U1T1O1

Is auto a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word auto is a Scrabble UK word and has 4 points:

A1U1T1O1

Is auto a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word auto is a Words With Friends word. The word auto is worth 5 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Auto

You can make 11 words from 'auto' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'auto'

AUTO 4 

3 letters words from 'auto'

OAT 3OUT 3
TAO 3TAU 3
UTA 3 

2 letters words from 'auto'

AT 2OU 2
TA 2TO 2
UT 2 

All 4 letters words made out of auto

auto uato atuo tauo utao tuao auot uaot aout oaut uoat ouat atou taou aotu oatu toau otau utoa tuoa uota outa toua otua

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word auto. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in auto.

Definitions and meaning of auto

auto

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɔtoʊ/, /ˈɑtoʊ/, [ˈɔɾoʊ], [ˈɑɾoʊ]
  • (Canada) IPA(key): /ˈɑtoʊ/, [ˈɑɾoʊ]
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɔːtəʊ/
  • Homophone: Otto (in accents with the cot-caught merger)

Etymology 1

From Ancient Greek αὐτός (autós, self), metanalyzed from auto- in words such as automatic, autopilot, and automobile.

Adjective

auto (not comparable)

  1. automatic (of a gearbox / transmission)

Noun

auto (plural autos)

  1. (chiefly attributively) An automobile.
  2. A setting for automatic operation.
    Synonym: automatic
    Antonym: manual
  3. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) A writ.
  4. An automatic gearbox / transmission.
  5. A car with an automatic gearbox / transmission.
Synonyms
  • (automobile, attributively): automobile, car, motorcar; motor
Derived terms
  • autorack
See also
  • auto-

Etymology 2

Clipping of autorickshaw, from Hindi ऑटो रिक्शा (ŏṭo rikśā).

Noun

auto (plural autos)

  1. (India) An autorickshaw.

See also

  • tuk-tuk

Anagrams

  • aout, outa

Basque

Etymology

Clipping of automobil.

Noun

auto

  1. automobile, car
    Synonym: kotxe

Declension


Catalan

Etymology

Clipping of automòbil.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈaw.to/
  • (Central) IPA(key): /ˈaw.tu/

Noun

auto m (plural autos)

  1. car; automobile

Further reading

  • “auto” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “auto” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “auto” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “auto” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Czech

Etymology

From Ancient Greek αὐτός (autós, self).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈau̯to]
  • IPA(key): /ˈaʊ̯tɔ/

Noun

auto n

  1. car, automobile

Declension

Further reading

  • auto in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • auto in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dutch

Etymology

Shortened form of automobiel.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑu̯toː/, /ˈoːtoː/
  • Hyphenation: au‧to

Noun

auto m (plural auto's, diminutive autootje n)

  1. car, automobile
    Synonyms: automobiel, bak, kar, wagen, waggie

Derived terms

Descendants


Estonian

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑu̯to/

Noun

auto (genitive auto, partitive autot)

  1. car, automobile
  2. (at second or later mention) any motor vehicle, including trucks, vans, and fire engines.

Declension


Finnish

Etymology

Shortened form of automobiili, from Ancient Greek αὐτός (autós, self).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑuto/, [ˈɑut̪o̞]
  • Rhymes: -ɑuto
  • Syllabification: au‧to

Noun

auto

  1. car, automobile

Declension

Derived terms

Compounds

Anagrams

  • auot, outa

French

Etymology

Clipping of automobile.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /o.to/

Noun

auto f (plural autos)

  1. car
    Synonyms: automobile, voiture

Descendants

  • Vietnamese: ô tô

Anagrams

  • août

Inari Sami

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun

auto

  1. car

Inflection

Alternative forms

  • avdo

References


Interlingua

Etymology

Shortened form of automobile, from Ancient Greek αὐτός (autós, self).

Noun

auto (plural autos)

  1. car, automobile
    Synonym: automobile

Italian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈau̯.to/, [ˈäu̯t̪o]
  • Rhymes: -au̯to
  • Hyphenation: àu‧to

Etymology 1

Clipping of automobile.

Noun

auto f (invariable)

  1. Clipping of automobile: car
    Synonyms: automobile, macchina, vettura
Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Spanish and Portuguese auto (literally act).

Noun

auto m (invariable)

  1. (historical, uncountable) auto (genre of dramatic literature)
  2. (historical) An auto literary work.
Related terms
  • autodafé

References

  • auto1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • auto2 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Japanese

Romanization

auto

  1. Rōmaji transcription of アウト

Latin

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈau̯.toː/, [ˈau̯.t̪oː]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈau̯.to/, [ˈau̯.t̪ɔ]

Adjective

autō

  1. dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of autus

Latvian

Etymology 1

Shortened form of automašīna.

Pronunciation

Noun

auto m (invariable)

  1. (colloquial) car (automobile, a vehicle steered by a driver)
    Synonyms: automašīna, mašīna

Etymology 2

See aut.

Participle

auto

  1. vocative singular masculine form of autais
  2. accusative singular masculine form of autais
  3. instrumental singular masculine form of autais
  4. genitive plural masculine form of autais
  5. vocative singular feminine form of autais
  6. accusative singular feminine form of autais
  7. instrumental singular feminine form of autais
  8. genitive plural feminine form of autais

Nauruan

Noun

auto

  1. car

Neapolitan

Etymology

From Latin altus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈawt̪ɐ/

Adjective

auto m (feminine auta, m plural auti, f plural aute)

  1. tall
  2. high (in position)

Adverb

auto

  1. high

Polish

Etymology

Via French or German from Ancient Greek αὐτός (autós, self).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈaw.tɔ/

Noun

auto n (plural auta)

  1. car
    Synonym: samochód

Declension

Further reading

  • auto in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal, Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈaw.tu/
  • (South Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈaw.to/
  • (Brazil) Homophone: alto
  • Rhymes: -awtu

Etymology 1

From Latin actus, perfect passive participle of agō (I make, I do), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eǵ- (to lead). Doublet of ato.

Noun

auto m (plural autos)

  1. a public deed or ceremony
    Synonyms: solenidade, cerimônia
  2. auto (a sub-genre of dramatic literature)
  3. (dated) act; deed
    Synonyms: feito, ato, ação
  4. act (record of something done)
Derived terms
  • (public deed): auto-da-fé

Etymology 2

Clipping of automóvel.

Noun

auto m (plural autos)

  1. automobile; car
    Synonyms: automóvel, carro, veículo
Related terms
  • auto-

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

Shortened form of Clipping of automòbīl.

Noun

àuto m (Cyrillic spelling а̀уто)

  1. car, automobile
    Synonym: kola

Note: In Serbia auto/ауто as neuter ("plavo auto" instead of "plavi auto") can occur in Serbian, but it is substandard.

Declension


Slovak

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈau̯tɔ/

Noun

auto n (genitive singular auta, nominative plural autá, genitive plural áut, declension pattern of mesto)

  1. car (automobile, a vehicle steered by a driver)

Declension

Derived terms

Further reading

  • auto in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Spanish

Etymology 1

Shortening of automóvil, from Ancient Greek αὐτός (autós, self).

Noun

auto m (plural autos)

  1. (Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay) car, automobile
    Synonyms: automóvil (Mexico, Central America, Caribbean America, Colombia, Venezuela), carro (Spain, Central Mexico), coche

Derived terms

  • auto bomba
  • robaautos/robautos

Etymology 2

From Latin actus. Doublet of the borrowed acto.

Noun

auto m (plural autos)

  1. (law, formal) order, writ, resolution

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to ride in an automobile.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)