HyperDic: routine

English > 4 senses of the word routine:
NOUNactroutine, modus operandian unvarying or habitual method or procedure
communicationroutine, act, number, turn, bita short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program
communicationroutine, subroutine, subprogram, procedure, functiona set sequence of steps, part of larger / larger computer program
ADJECTIVEallroutine, everyday, mundane, quotidian, unremarkable, workadayfound in the ordinary course of events
routine > pronunciation
Soundsruwtiy'n
RhymesAberdeen ... wolverine / Wolverine: 192 rhymes with iyn...
English > routine: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningFound in the ordinary course of events.
Example "it was a routine day"
Synonymseveryday, mundane, quotidian, unremarkable, workaday
Broaderordinarynot exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree
Spanishcotidiana, cotidiano, diaria, diario
Catalanquotidià, rutinari
English > routine: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningAn unvarying or habitual method or procedure.
Synonymmodus operandi
Narrowerrat raceAn exhausting routine that leaves no time for relaxation
rut, grooveA settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape
Broaderprocedure, processA particular course of action intended to achieve a result
Spanishmodus operandi, rutina
Catalanmodus operandi, rutina
English > routine: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program.
Example "she had a catchy little routine"
Synonymsact, number, turn, bit
Narrowershow-stopper, showstopper, stopperAn act so striking or impressive that the show must be delayed until the audience quiets down
Broaderperformance, public presentationA dramatic or musical entertainment
Spanishacto, bit, número
Catalanacte, bit, número
English > routine: 4 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA set sequence of steps, part of larger / larger computer program.
Synonymssubroutine, subprogram, procedure, function
Part ofprogram, programme, computer program, computer programme(computer science) a sequence / sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute
Narrowercataloged procedureA set of control statements that have been placed in a library and can be retrieved by name
contingency procedureAn alternative to the normal procedure
library routineA debugged routine that is maintained in a program library
random number generatorA routine designed to yield a random number
recursive routineA routine that can call itself
reusable routineA routine that can be loaded once and executed repeatedly
supervisory routine, executive routineA routine that coordinates the operation of subroutines
tracing routineA routine that provides a chronological record of the execution of a computer program
utility routine, service routineA routine that can be used as needed
Broadersoftware, software program, computer software, software system, software package, package(computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory
Spanishfunción, procedimiento, subprograma, subrutina
Catalansubprograma, subrutina

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