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addaword.gifdefinition of predictive text

noun
software that suggests whole words on the basis of the first letters that are keyed in
For most Americans, predictive text is something cell phones do. ... But in China, predictive text has been around far longer – since Mao Zedong was in power more than 50 years ago, in fact.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 11/06/2013 09:59:00
Definition of predictive text from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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