HyperDic: subroutine

English > 1 sense of the word subroutine:
NOUNcommunicationsubroutine, routine, subprogram, procedure, functiona set sequence of steps, part of larger / larger computer program
English > subroutine: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA set sequence of steps, part of larger / larger computer program.
Synonymsroutine, 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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