a feature of a software program that automatically saves an open document or file: I like to live dangerously and turn off the autosave feature in my word processor.
an instance of this function: an autosave every three minutes.
verb (used with object), autosaved, autosaving.
to save (a document or file) using this feature.
verb (used without object), autosaved, autosaving. 3.
to be automatically saved: Most video games autosave after each new level.