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  Definition of routine
  1. an unvarying or habitual method of procedure
  2. a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program
  3. 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"
  4. 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
  5. occurring at fixed times or predictable intervals; "made her routine trip to the store"
Similar Words: modus operandi, subroutine, subprogram, procedure, function, act, number, turn, bit, everyday, mundane, quotidian, unremarkable, workaday

 

Hyponyms: rat race, rut, groove, cataloged procedure, contingency procedure, library routine, random number generator, recursive routine, reusable routine, supervisory routine, executive routine, tracing routine, utility routine, service routine, show-stopper, showstopper, stopper

 

Part Meronyms: program, programme, computer program, computer programme

 

Derivational Morphology: act, play, roleplay, playact, represent

 

 
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