What does routine mean?

Definitions for routine
ruˈtinrou·tine

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. routine, modus operandi(noun)

    an unvarying or habitual method or procedure

  2. act, routine, number, turn, bit(noun)

    a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program

    "he did his act three times every evening"; "she had a catchy little routine"; "it was one of the best numbers he ever did"

  3. routine, subroutine, subprogram, procedure, function(adj)

    a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program

  4. everyday, mundane, quotidian, routine, unremarkable, workaday(adj)

    found in the ordinary course of events

    "a placid everyday scene"; "it was a routine day"; "there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant

Wiktionary

  1. routine(Noun)

    A course of action to be followed regularly; a standard procedure

  2. routine(Noun)

    A set of normal procedures, often performed mechanically

    Connie was completely robotic and emotionless by age 12; her entire life had become one big routine.

  3. routine(Noun)

    A set piece of an entertainer's act

  4. routine(Noun)

    A set of instructions designed to perform a specific task; a subroutine

  5. routine(Adjective)

    According to established procedure.

  6. routine(Adjective)

    Regular; habitual.

  7. routine(Adjective)

    Ordinary with nothing to distinguish it from all the others.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Routine(noun)

    a round of business, amusement, or pleasure, daily or frequently pursued; especially, a course of business or offical duties regularly or frequently returning

  2. Routine(noun)

    any regular course of action or procedure rigidly adhered to by the mere force of habit

  3. Origin: [F., fr. route a path, way, road. See Route, Roterepetition.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Routine

    rōō-tēn′, n. course of duties: regular course of action: an unvarying round.—adj. keeping an unvarying round.—adj. Routi′nary, customary, ordinary.—ns. Routineer′; Routi′nism; Routi′nist. [Fr.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'routine' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3356

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'routine' in Nouns Frequency: #1243

How to pronounce routine ?

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How to say routine in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of routine in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of routine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of routine in a Sentence

  1. Craig Rowles:

    That's fairly routine for us.

  2. Amos Bronson Alcott:

    The less routine the more life.

  3. President Barack Obama:

    Somehow this has become routine.

  4. P. G. Wodehouse:

    Routine is the death to heroism.

  5. Amy Poehler:

    It was a very routine way of life.

Images & Illustrations of routine

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