everyday vs routine what difference

what is difference between everyday and routine

English

Etymology

From Middle English everidayes, every daies, every dayes (everyday, daily, continual, constant, adjective, literally every day’s), equivalent to every +‎ day.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛvɹiˌdeɪ/

Adjective

everyday (not comparable)

  1. appropriate for ordinary use, rather than for special occasions
    • 1906, Edith Nesbit, The Railway Children, Chapter 4: The engine-burglar,
      When they had gone, Bobbie put on her everyday frock, and went down to the railway.
  2. commonplace, ordinary
    • 2010, Malcolm Knox, The Monthly, April 2010, Issue 55, The Monthly Ptd Ltd, page 42:
      Although it is an everyday virus, there is something about influenza that inspires awe.

Synonyms

  • mundane
  • quotidian
  • routine
  • unremarkable
  • workaday

Translations

Adverb

everyday

  1. Misspelling of every day. (compare everywhere, everyway, etc.).

Usage notes

When describing the frequency of an action denoted by a verb, it is considered correct to separate the individual words: every hour, every day, every week, etc.

Noun

everyday (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) Literally every day in succession, or every day but Sunday. [14th–19th c.]
  2. (rare) the ordinary or routine day or occasion
    Putting away the tableware for everyday, a chore which is part of the everyday.

References

  • James A. H. Murray [et al.], editors (1884–1928), “Everyday”, in A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles (Oxford English Dictionary), volume III (D–E), London: Clarendon Press, OCLC 15566697, page 345, column 1.


English

Etymology

Borrowed from French routine.

Pronunciation

  • (US, UK) IPA(key): /ɹuːˈtiːn/

Noun

routine (countable and uncountable, plural routines)

  1. A course of action to be followed regularly; a standard procedure.
  2. A set of normal procedures, often performed mechanically.
    Synonym: rut
  3. A set piece of an entertainer’s act.
  4. (computing) A set of instructions designed to perform a specific task; a subroutine.
    Synonyms: function, procedure, subroutine

Derived terms

  • routiner

Translations

Adjective

routine (comparative more routine, superlative most routine)

  1. According to established procedure.
  2. Regular; habitual.
  3. Ordinary with nothing to distinguish it from all the others.

Derived terms

  • routinely

Translations

Anagrams

  • in route, in utero, tue-iron

French

Etymology

From French route (road, route), and Old French -ine: a suffix for diminutive purpose

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʁu.tin/

Noun

routine f (plural routines)

  1. routine (all senses)
  2. (Louisiana, Cajun French, St.Mary Parish) road

Derived terms

  • prendre sa routine à volonté

Descendants

Further reading

  • “routine” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • ouïrent

Italian

Etymology

Borrowed from French routine.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ruˈtin/

Noun

routine f (invariable)

  1. routine
  2. rut

Derived terms

  • routinario

Further reading

  • routine in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell’Enciclopedia Italiana

Anagrams

  • rutenio, turione, unitore, uterino

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