Meaning of “automate” - Learner’s Dictionary

automate

verb [ T ] uk us /ˈɔːtəmeɪt/

to control something using machines and not people

automated adjective

a fully automated system
automation uk us /ˌɔːtəˈmeɪʃən/ noun [ U ]

(Definition of “automate” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)