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1. routine

noun. ['ruːˈtiːn'] an unvarying or habitual method or procedure.

Synonyms

  • modus operandi
  • rat race
  • process
  • groove
  • rut

Antonyms

  • functional
  • uselessness
  • inutility
  • unbox

Etymology

  • routine (French)
  • route (French)

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How do you pronounce routine?

Pronounce routine as ruˈtin.

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Example sentences of the word routine


1. Noun, singular or mass
It’s also important to maintain their usual routine, so that they keep a sense of stability.

2. Adjective
Today, it is routine for midlevel managers to be granted stock options as well.

Quotes containing the word routine


1. The less routine the more life.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

2. I did study the art of being a barber because I wanted to figure out what my routine would be. Do you start in the front or back? Top or bottom? Swivel the chair or walk around? What I did discover is there's no such thing as the perfect haircut!
- Sean Patrick Thomas

3. With him, life was routine; without him, life was unbearable.
- Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

2. routine

noun. ['ruːˈtiːn'] a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program.

Synonyms

  • bit
  • act
  • number
  • show-stopper
  • turn
  • stopper
  • performance
  • public presentation

Antonyms

  • underact
  • fail
  • majority
  • minority

Etymology

  • routine (French)
  • route (French)

3. routine

adjective. ['ruːˈtiːn'] found in the ordinary course of events.

Synonyms

  • quotidian
  • everyday
  • ordinary
  • unremarkable
  • workaday

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • source program
  • object program
  • malfunction

Etymology

  • routine (French)
  • route (French)

4. routine

noun. ['ruːˈtiːn'] a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program.

Synonyms

  • utility routine
  • software system
  • procedure
  • service routine
  • reusable routine
  • subroutine
  • recursive routine
  • program
  • library routine
  • tracing routine
  • programme
  • computer software
  • cataloged procedure
  • random number generator
  • executive routine
  • computer programme
  • function
  • subprogram
  • computer program
  • package
  • software package
  • contingency procedure
  • software
  • software program

Antonyms

  • behave
  • discontinue
  • refrain
  • activity

Etymology

  • routine (French)
  • route (French)
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