Definition of autocomplete in English:

autocomplete

Line breaks: auto|com¦plete
Pronunciation: /ˌɔːtəʊkəmˈpliːt
 
/

noun

Computing
A software function that completes words or strings without the user needing to type them in full.
More example sentences
  • This week, there were red faces at the credit card division, after someone pointed out that customers were able to use an autocomplete option for their password.
  • A lot of web developers not only turn off autocomplete for credit card input, but they disable autocomplete on many logins.
  • I started off entering each individually, but quite a few had been caught by that infuriating invasion of privacy: autocomplete.

More definitions of autocomplete

Definition of autocomplete in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day semblance
Pronunciation: ˈsɛmbləns
noun
the outward appearance or apparent form of something…