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This nation can no longer tolerate the autonomous conduct of any single service. A waste of the resources of America in spendthrift defense is an invitation to disaster for America.
Louis A. Johnson

Meaning of "autonomous" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD AUTONOMOUS

From Greek autonomos living under one's own laws, from auto- + nomos law.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF AUTONOMOUS

autonomous  [ɔːˈtɒnəməs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AUTONOMOUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Autonomous is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES AUTONOMOUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Autonomy

Autonomy is a concept found in moral, political, and bioethical philosophy. Within these contexts, it is the capacity of a rational individual to make an informed, un-coerced decision. In moral and political philosophy, autonomy is often used as the basis for determining moral responsibility and accountability for one's actions. One of the best known philosophical theories of autonomy was developed by Kant. In medicine, respect for the autonomy of patients is an important goal, though it can conflict with a competing ethical principle, namely beneficence. Autonomy is also used to refer to the self-government of the people.

Definition of autonomous in the English dictionary

The first definition of autonomous in the dictionary is possessing a large degree of self-government. Other definition of autonomous is of or relating to an autonomous community. Autonomous is also independent of others.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH AUTONOMOUS


anadromous
əˈnædrəməs
bonhomous
ˈbɒnəməs
calamus
ˈkæləməs
dichotomous
daɪˈkɒtəməs
didynamous
daɪˈdɪnəməs
hippopotamus
ˌhɪpəˈpɒtəməs
hyoscyamus
ˌhaɪəˈsaɪəməs
hypothalamus
ˌhaɪpəˈθæləməs
infamous
ˈɪnfəməs
isonomous
aɪˈsɒnəməs
monogamous
məˈnɒɡəməs
nonautonomous
ˌnɒnɔːˈtɒnəməs
nonvenomous
nɒnˈvɛnəməs
Pyramus
ˈpɪrəməs
rhythmus
ˈrɪðəməs
semi-autonomous
ˌsɛmɪɔːˈtɒnəməs
tetradynamous
ˌtɛtrəˈdaɪnəməs
thalamus
ˈθæləməs
theonomous
θɪˈɒnəməs
venomous
ˈvɛnəməs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AUTONOMOUS

automorphically
automorphism
automotive
autonomic
autonomic nervous system
autonomical
autonomically
autonomics
autonomies
autonomist
autonomously
autonomy
autonym
autonymous
autopen
autophagous
autophagy
autophanous
autophobia
autophoby

WORDS THAT END LIKE AUTONOMOUS

achromous
acrodromous
amphistomous
anonymous
astomous
autotomous
catadromous
chromous
comous
cyclostomous
diadromous
heterochromous
heteronomous
homochromous
lithodomous
plagiostomous
polychotomous
polychromous
teleostomous
tetrachotomous
trichotomous

Synonyms and antonyms of autonomous in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «AUTONOMOUS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «autonomous» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of autonomous

Translation of «autonomous» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AUTONOMOUS

Find out the translation of autonomous to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of autonomous from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «autonomous» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

自治的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

autónomo
570 millions of speakers

English

autonomous
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

स्वायत्त
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يَتَمَتَّعُ بِحَكْمِ ذاتِيّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

самоуправляемый
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

autônomo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্বশাসিত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

autonome
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Autonomi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

autonom
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

自治権のある
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

자치의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Otonomi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tự trị
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தன்னாட்சி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्वायत्त
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

özerk
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

autonomo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

autonomiczny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

автономний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

autonom
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αυτόνομος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

outonome
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

självstyrande
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

autonom
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of autonomous

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AUTONOMOUS»

The term «autonomous» is very widely used and occupies the 17.156 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AUTONOMOUS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «autonomous» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «autonomous» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about autonomous

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10 QUOTES WITH «AUTONOMOUS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word autonomous.
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Les Aspin
There's a certain amount of sympathy here for the Bush administration's problem, which is they would like to get rid of Saddam Hussein and they would like to have the Kurds autonomous.
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Rodney Brooks
One of the great things about the Roomba robot vacuum cleaner, which my company iRobot designed, is that it's too cheap not to be autonomous.
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Mitch Daniels
All great enterprises have a pearl of faith at their core, and this must be ours: that Americans are still a people born to liberty. That they retain the capacity for self-government. That, addressed as free-born, autonomous men and women of God-given dignity, they will rise yet again to drive back a mortal enemy.
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Karen DeCrow
If a woman makes a unilateral decision to bring pregnancy to term, and the biological father does not, and cannot, share in this decision, he should not be liable for 21 years of support... autonomous women making independent decisions about their lives should not expect men to finance their choice.
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Elizabeth Gilbert
If I am to truly become an autonomous woman, then I must take over that role of being my own guardian.
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Jurgen Habermas
Osama bin Laden, the person, more likely serves the function of a stand-in. Compare the new terrorists with partisans or conventional terrorists in Israel. These people often fight in a decentralized manner in small, autonomous units, too.
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Vaclav Havel
Without free, self-respecting, and autonomous citizens there can be no free and independent nations. Without internal peace, that is, peace among citizens and between the citizens and the state, there can be no guarantee of external peace.
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Roman Jakobson
In poetic language, in which the sign as such takes on an autonomous value, this sound symbolism becomes an actual factor and creates a sort of accompaniment to the signified.
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Louis A. Johnson
This nation can no longer tolerate the autonomous conduct of any single service. A waste of the resources of America in spendthrift defense is an invitation to disaster for America.
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Leon Krier
A city can only be reconstructed in the form of urban quarters. A large or a small city can only be reorganized as a large or a small number of urban quarters; as a federation of autonomous quarters. Each quarter must have its own center, periphery and limit. Each quarter must be a city within a city.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AUTONOMOUS»

Discover the use of autonomous in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to autonomous and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Introduction to Autonomous Mobile Robots
An overview of all aspects of mobility in robotics, including software and hardware design considerations, relatedtechnologies, and algorithmic techniques.
Roland Siegwart, Illah Reza Nourbakhsh, 2004
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Autonomous Technology: Technics-out-of-control as a Theme in ...
The truth of the matter is that our deficiency does not lie in the want of well-verified "facts.
Langdon Winner, 1977
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Autonomous Agents : From Self-Control to Autonomy: From ...
This book addresses two related topics: self-control and individual autonomy.
Alfred R. Mele Professor of Philosophy Davidson College, 1995
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Energy Harvesting for Autonomous Systems
The book focuses on the most promising harvesting techniques, including solar, kinetic, and thermal energy. You also learn the implications of the energy harvesting techniques on the design of the power management electronics in a system.
Stephen Beeby, Neil White, 2010
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Autonomous Robots: From Biological Inspiration to ...
An introduction to the science and practice of autonomous robots that reviews over 300 current systems and examines the underlying technology.
George A. Bekey, 2005
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Governing Lethal Behavior in Autonomous Robots
Helping ensure that warfare is conducted justly with the advent of autonomous robots, this book shows that the first steps toward creating robots that not only conform to international law but outperform human soldiers in their ethical ...
Ronald Arkin, 2009
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Autonomous Ground Vehicles
Providing you with a practical understanding of this technology area, this innovative resource focuses on basic autonomous control and feedback for stopping and steering ground vehicles.Covering sensors, estimation, and sensor fusion to ...
Umit Ozguner, Tankut Acarman, Keith Alan Redmill, 2011
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Autonomous Mobile Robots: Sensing, Control, Decision Making ...
The book examines in detail the key components that form an autonomous mobile robot, from sensors and sensor fusion to modeling and control, map building and path planning, and decision making and autonomy, and to the final integration of ...
Shuzhi Sam Ge, 2006
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Autonomous Robots Research Advances
One important area of robotics research is to enable the robot to cope with its environment whether this be on land, underwater, in the air, underground, or in space. This book presents the latest research from around the globe.
Weihua Yang, 2008
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Autonomous Systems and Intelligent Agents in Power System ...
This book draws the whole circle from the theoretical and IT-concept of autonomous systems for power system control over the required knowledge-based methods and their capabilities to concrete applications within this field.
‎2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AUTONOMOUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term autonomous is used in the context of the following news items.
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Autonomous Taxis Would Deliver Significant Environmental and …
The analysis found that the per-mile greenhouse gas emissions of an electric vehicle deployed as a self-driving, or autonomous, taxi in 2030 ... «Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Jul 15»
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Autonomous taxis could greatly reduce greenhouse-gas emissions …
Autonomous vehicles (AVs) are conveyances to move passengers or freight without human intervention. AVs are potentially disruptive both technologically and ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
3
Apple Inc. And Google Want A Share Of Autonomous Car Market
Bloomberg predicts that the car industry is poised to grow in future due to how “smart” the cars are predicted to become. According to the ... «Bidness ETC, Jul 15»
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Rolls-Royce autonomous ship research
Rolls-Royce is leading a €6.6m autonomous waterborne applications project that aims to produce the next generation of advanced ship ... «Maritime Journal, Jul 15»
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New autonomous airport authority could streamline operations in GR
The push to create an autonomous airport authority dates back to the days of the original Regional Air Alliance of West Michigan. «MiBiz, Jul 15»
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Heading towards more autonomous and multiuse connected watches
In the future, they could become more autonomous, especially if they have the ability to carry their own SIM cards. This would simplify their use, ... «The Malaysian Insider, Jul 15»
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Jaguar Land Rover Not Interested in Fully Autonomous Cars
Despite some of the world's leading automakers investing billions into the development of fully autonomous driving technologies, Jaguar Land ... «GTspirit, Jul 15»
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Agency Group Buys EDM Boutique Autonomous
the agency group Autonomous Music is not autonomous any more. The Agency Group announced that they have acquired Chris Richard's ... «hypebot.com, Jul 15»
9
East Peoria grad brings autonomous driving technology to Morton
The parts AutonomouStuff is involved with when it comes to autonomous driving is everything, Hambrick said. The company develops and ... «Peoria Journal Star, Jul 15»
10
Aftermarket autonomous vehicle tech enters testing in California
Autonomous vehicles are the future of driving and there is no way we will get away from that. Like most cool new features, initially the only way ... «SlashGear, Jul 15»

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