autocomplete

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auto- +‎ complete

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autocomplete (third-person singular simple present autocompletes, present participle autocompleting, simple past and past participle autocompleted)

  1. (computing) To complete automatically.

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autocomplete (uncountable)

  1. (computing) A software feature that predicts the rest of a word a user is typing.
    • 2019, Gretchen McCulloch, chapter 2, in Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language, Riverhead Books, →ISBN:
      Tools like spellcheck, autocomplete, and speech-to-text impose someone's ideas of the rules of English automatically—invisible authorities that we can defy but not avoid.

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VerbEdit

autocomplete

  1. inflection of autocompletar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative