|Origin:||Old French route; ROUTE1|
1 [uncountable and countable]
the usual order in which you do things, or the things you regularly do:
John's departure had upset their daily routine.
Try to get into a routine (=develop a fixed order of doing things).
my daily exercise routine
Dressing is a task which we do every day as a matter of routine (=done regularly and not unusual).
a set of movements, jokes etc that form part of a performance:
3TD [countable] technicalTD
a set of instructions given to a computer so that it will do a particular operation
—routinize verb [transitive] American English