Thesaurus

rote

noun

Synonyms of rote

(Entry 1 of 2)

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 for rote

Words Related to rote

rote

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of rote (Entry 2 of 2)

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About rote

Time Traveler for rote

Time Traveler

The first known use of rote was in the 14th century

See more words from the same century

Thesaurus Entries Near rote

rotations

rote

rotes

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Rote.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rote. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on rote

Britannica English: Translation of rote for Arabic Speakers

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about rote

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!