routine; a fixed, habitual, or mechanical course of procedure:
the rote of daily living.
proceeding mechanically and repetitiously; being mechanical and repetitious in nature; routine; habitual: rote performance; rote implementation;
His behavior became more rote with every passing year.
by rote, from memory, without thought of the meaning; in a mechanical way:
to learn a language by rote.
the sound of waves breaking on the shore.
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a habitual or mechanical routine or procedure
by rote, by repetition; by heart (often in the phrase learn by rote)
an ancient violin-like musical instrument; crwth
see: by heart (rote)
something serving to represent or indicate some fact, event, feeling, etc.; sign: Black is a token of mourning. a characteristic indication or mark of something; evidence or proof: Malnutrition is a token of poverty. a memento; souvenir; keepsake: The seashell was a token of their trip. something used to indicate authenticity, authority, etc.; emblem; badge: […]
something designed to support a person in a sitting position, as a chair, bench, or pew; a place on or in which one sits. the part of a chair, sofa, or the like, on which one sits. the part of the body on which one sits; the buttocks. the part of the garment covering it: […]
the external covering or integument of an animal body, especially when soft and flexible. such an integument stripped from the body of an animal, especially a small animal; pelt: a beaver skin. the tanned or treated pelt or hide of an animal, especially when used in apparel and accessories; leather (usually used in combination): pigskin; […]
see: take by storm