The definition of a routine is a regular process or course of action.(noun)
An example of a routine is waking up at 7, eating breakfast at 7:30 and showering at 8 every day.
Routine means being regular or customary.(adjective)
An example of routine used as an adjective is the phrase routine procedure which means a procedure that is done frequently.
See routine in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr < route: see route
See routine in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: , from route, route
Origin: , from Old French; see route.
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