Meaning of “automate” - Learner’s Dictionary

automate

verb [ T ] us uk /ˈɔːtəmeɪt/

to control something using machines and not people

automated adjective

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

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