auto

Part of speech: noun

An automobile; a common abbreviation.

Part of speech:

Derived from the Greek autos, self; a combining form, signifying action of, from, within, by, or upon self; as, autobiography.

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Usage examples "auto":

  1. And with luck, I can have an auto and a doctor here before dark. - "The Air Trust", George Allan England.
  2. Fell strong enough for an auto ride, Elsie? - "Polly of the Hospital Staff", Emma C. Dowd.
  3. " There, I think he will ride very nicely in my auto now," said the man, as he paid the clerk for the White Rocking Horse. - "The Story of a White Rocking Horse", Laura Lee Hope.