routinize

[roo-tee-nahyz, root-n-ahyz]
verb (used with object), routinized, routinizing.
1.
to develop into a regular procedure.
2.
to reduce to a customary procedure: He seems happier now that his life is thoroughly routinized.
Also, especially British, routinise.


Origin:
1925–30; routine + -ize

routinization, noun
routinizer, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To Routinized
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: routinist
Next Definition: routish
Words Near: Routinized
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for Routinized
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing Routinized
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Example sentences
As with political scandals, the cycle has become familiar and routinized.
After the jump, several reader replies on the long-term effects of routinized
  filibuster and nullification.
Seminary education quickly became routinized, generally imitating practice
  abroad.
By examining these preparatory behaviors, routinized patterns of activity
  potentially can be identified.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;