One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘his early morning routine never varied’
procedure, practice, pattern, drill, regime, regimen, groove
programme, schedule, plan
formula, method, system, order
ways, customs, habits, usages
2‘his stand-up routine depends heavily on improvisation’
act, performance, number, turn, piece, line
informal shtick, spiel, patter
1‘a routine health check’
standard, regular, customary, accustomed, normal, usual, ordinary, established, natural, unexceptional, typical
everyday, common, commonplace, conventional, day-to-day, habitual, wonted, familiar
2‘a routine urban-action movie’
boring, tedious, tiresome, wearisome, monotonous, humdrum, run-of-the-mill, prosaic, dreary, pedestrian, menial
predictable, workaday, hackneyed, stock, unexciting, uninteresting, uninspiring, unimaginative, unoriginal, derivative, banal, trite
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