or au·to·pop·u·late

[ aw-toh-pop-yuh-leyt ]

verb (used with or without object),au·to-pop·u·lat·ed, au·to-pop·u·lat·ing.Digital Technology.
  1. to automatically populate (a digital document): Integration with GPS apps allows users to auto-populate expense reports with mileage totals.The name and birth date fields will auto-populate based on user profile information.: Compare autocomplete (def. 1), autofill (def. 1).

Origin of auto-populate

First recorded in 2000–05; auto-3 + populate (in the sense “to fill a digital document”)

Words Nearby auto-populate Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023