Custom and Routine


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Custom noun – A usual manner of behaving or doing.
Usage example: it is my custom to have half a bagel and coffee for breakfast

Routine is a synonym for custom in habit topic. In some cases you can use "Routine" instead a noun "Custom", when it comes to topics like exercise, ritual, way, practice.
Nearby Words: customary, customs, customer, customize, customized
Synonyms for Custom


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Routine noun – An established and often automatic or monotonous series of actions followed when engaging in some activity.
Usage example: part of my morning routine is drinking a cup of coffee while reading the newspaper

Custom is a synonym for routine in practice topic. You can use "Custom" instead a noun "Routine", if it concerns topics such as exercise, way, method, procedure.
Nearby Word: routinely
Synonyms for Routine

How words are described

old old custom old routine
special special custom special routine
long long custom long routine
similar similar custom similar routine
Other adjectives: usual, common, short, complete, difficult, popular, entire, little, traditional, strange.

Both words in one sentence

  • Creator / Bill Cosby Take That: In his "200 MPH" routine, he talks about when he bought a custom Cobra sports car from Cobra founder Carroll Shelby, that would go over 200 miles per hour.
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