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rote

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of rote

  1. an established and often automatic or monotonous series of actions followed when engaging in some activity <learned the rote for the exercise warm-up but not the reasoning behind it> Synonyms drill, grind, groove, lockstep, pattern, routine, rut, treadmillRelated Words daily dozen, regimen; housekeeping; custom, fashion, habit, practice (also practise), trick, wont; approach, manner, method, procedure, strategy, style, tack, technique, way; design, plan, program, scheme; convention, policy, tradition




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