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English adjective: routine

1. routine found in the ordinary course of events


SamplesA placid everyday scene.
It was a routine day.
There's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute.


Synonymseveryday, mundane, quotidian, unremarkable, workaday


Similarordinary


Antonymsextraordinary


English noun: routine

1. routine (act) an unvarying or habitual method or procedure


Synonymsmodus operandi


Broader (hypernym)procedure, process


Narrower (hyponym)groove, rat race, rut

2. routine (communication) a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program


SamplesHe did his act three times every evening.
She had a catchy little routine.
It was one of the best numbers he ever did.


Synonymsact, bit, number, turn


Broader (hypernym)performance, public presentation


Narrower (hyponym)show-stopper, showstopper, stopper

3. routine (communication) a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program


Synonymsfunction, procedure, subprogram, subroutine


Broader (hypernym)computer software, package, software, software package, software program, software system


Narrower (hyponym)cataloged procedure, contingency procedure, executive routine, library routine, random number generator, recursive routine, reusable routine, service routine, supervisory routine, tracing routine, utility routine


Part meronymcomputer program, computer programme, program, programme









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