Definition of auto-correction in English:


Pronunciation /ˌɔːtə(ʊ)kəˈrɛkʃn/


  • 1 rare The fact or process of a physical condition, disorder, etc., correcting itself naturally; the correction of a condition or disorder without surgery or drugs.

  • 2Chiefly . The action or an act of recognizing and correcting one's own errors or faults.

  • 3Automatic correction of errors, deviations, etc.; a feature on a device which enables this.


Late 19th century. From auto- + correction.