TiVo

verb

Ti·​Vo ˈtē-(ˌ)vō How to pronounce TiVo (audio)
TiVoed; TiVoing; TiVos

transitive verb

: to record (something, such as a television program) with a TiVo device or other DVR

Word History

Etymology

TiVo, proprietary name for a brand of DVR and associated software

First Known Use

2000, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of TiVo was in 2000

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Cite this Entry

“TiVo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/TiVo. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

Kids Definition

TiVo

verb
Ti·​Vo ˈtē-(ˌ)vō) How to pronounce TiVo (audio)
TiVoed; TiVoing
: to record a television program with a DVR
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