[roo-tee-nahyz, root-n-ahyz]

verb (used with object), rou·tin·ized, rou·tin·iz·ing.

to develop into a regular procedure.
to reduce to a customary procedure: He seems happier now that his life is thoroughly routinized.

Also especially British, rou·tin·ise.

Origin of routinize

First recorded in 1925–30; routine + -ize
Related formsrou·tin·i·za·tion, nounrou·tin·iz·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for routinization

1916, noun of action from routinize (1893), from routine + -ize.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper