Rote



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.
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the sound of waves breaking on the shore.
Contemporary Examples

Autism and Child Pornography: A Toxic Combination Eustacia Cutler August 4, 2013
The Tiger Mom’s SAT Surprise Amy Chua March 19, 2011
James Dyson: America’s School Science Crisis James Dyson September 30, 2010
Following Tuberculosis From Death Sentence to Cure Tessa Miller April 15, 2014

Historical Examples

White Shadows in the South Seas Frederick O’Brien
Just Patty Jean Webster
Ten Great Religions James Freeman Clarke
Skylark Three Edward Elmer Smith
The Eddy Clarence L. Cullen
Shakespeare Jest-Books; Unknown

noun
a habitual or mechanical routine or procedure
by rote, by repetition; by heart (often in the phrase learn by rote)
noun
an ancient violin-like musical instrument; crwth
n.
see: by heart (rote)

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