autopay

[ aw-toh-pey ]
/ ˈɔ toʊˌpeɪ /

noun Finance.

a computerized service that automatically deducts from an individual’s checking, savings, or money market account an owed recurring payment, as for a bank loan, credit card, or utility bill, in time to meet the payment due date: Using autopay helps ensure timely payments and the avoidance of late fees.

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Also called au·to·mat·ic pay·ment, au·to·mat·ic bill pay·ment [aw-tuh-mat-ik bil-pey-muhnt] /ˌɔ təˈmæt ɪk ˈbɪl ˌpeɪ mənt/ .

Origin of autopay

First recorded in 1980–85; shortening of automatic payment
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