What is Routine ?

Routine is (noun) 1. the normal regular way of doing things Children don’t like their routine to be changed. A change of routine might do you good. Having a cup of coffee while reading the newspaper is part of his morning routine. 2. instructions which carry out a task as part of a computer program The routine copies the screen display onto a printer. The RETURN instruction at the end of the routine sends control back to the main program. 3. a sequence of dance steps The dancers were practising a very complicated routine. (adj) normal or everyday He went to the doctor for a routine checkup. We’re making a routine check of the central heating boiler.


source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level