- Routine means being regular or customary.
An example of routine used as an adjective is the phrase routine procedure which means a procedure that is done frequently.
- The definition of a routine is a regular process or course of action.
An example of a routine is waking up at 7, eating breakfast at 7:30 and showering at 8 every day.
routine definition by Webster's New World
- a regular, more or less unvarying procedure, customary, prescribed, or habitual, as of business or daily life
- such procedure in general: to dislike routine
- a theatrical skit or act
- ☆ a series of steps, body movements, etc. in a dance performance, in gymnastics, etc.
- a set of computer instructions for performing a specific operation
Origin: French ; from route: see route
- routinely adverb
routine definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A prescribed, detailed course of action to be followed regularly; a standard procedure.
- A set of customary and often mechanically performed procedures or activities. See Synonyms at method.
- A set piece of entertainment, especially in a nightclub or theater: The audience laughed at the comedian's routine.
- Slang A particular kind of behavior or activity: Must you go into your hurt routine when you don't get your way?
- Computer Science A set of programming instructions designed to perform a specific limited task.
- In accord with established procedure: a routine check of passports.
- Habitual; regular: made his routine trip to the store.
- Having no special quality; ordinary: a routine day.
Origin: French, from route, route, from Old French; see route.
- rou·tineˈly adverb
- rou·tinˈism noun
- rou·tinˈist noun
routine - Computer Definition
Synonymous with procedure. A program module, or section of code, that executes a specific task.