Autocorrect definition

A feature that corrects misspellings and makes other grammatical changes on the fly.
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To make an autocorrection; to correct something automatically.

2006 Joseph Reinhardt and Josien Pluim, "Medical imaging 2006", Part 3:In [16], motion-free MR brain (Figure 2a) image was corrupted with motion artifacts and the resulting image (Figure 2b) was autocorrected to fix the motion artifacts.

2011 Jeff Allen, Get Laid Or Die Trying: The Field Reports, page 212:But the good news is that it autocorrects all of your subcommunications.

2012 Margaret Mallet, The Primary English Encyclopedia, page 26:The computer usually defaults to autocorrecting certain spellings and capitalising first words of sentences.

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