wrote vs rote

wrote rote


  • 1) Simple past of write.
  • 2) obsolete To root with the snout. See 1st root.


  • 1) The process of learning or committing something to memory through mechanical repetition, usually by hearing and repeating aloud, often without full attention to comprehension or thought for the meaning.
  • 2) Mechanical routine; a fixed, habitual, repetitive, or mechanical course of procedure.
  • 3) rare The roar of the surf; the sound of waves breaking on the shore.
  • 4) A medieval stringed instrument variably identified with a lyre, lute, or harp.
  • 5) The sound of surf breaking on the shore.
  • 6) A memorizing process using routine or repetition, often without full attention or comprehension.
  • 7) Mechanical routine.
  • 8) (Mus.) A kind of guitar, the notes of which were produced by a small wheel or wheel-like arrangement; an instrument similar to the hurdy-gurdy.
  • 9) A frequent repetition of forms of speech without attention to the meaning; mere repetition.
  • 10) obsolete A root.
  • 11) The noise produced by the surf of the sea dashing upon the shore. See rut.
  • 12) memorization by repetition
  • 13) A fixed or unchanging round, as in learning or reciting something; mechanical routine in learning, or in the repetition of that which has been learned; exact memorizing, or reproduction from memory, as of words or sounds, with or without attention to their significance: chiefly in the phrase by rote.
  • 14) The sound of surf, as before a storm.
  • 15) A Middle English form of root.
  • 16) A row or rank.
  • 17) A musical instrument with strings, and played either by a bow, like a crowd or fiddle, or by a wheel, like a hurdy-gurdy. See crowd. Also called rota.
  • 18) A part mechanically committed to memory.
  • 19) By repetition or practice.
  • 20) obsolete To go out by rotation or succession; to rotate.
  • 21) Torepeatfrommemory.
  • 22) obsolete To learn or repeat by rote.


  • 1) Back home I waited for Heike until a quarter to eight, then wrote her a note.
  • 2) Besides, you also wrote `Stilken ' fourteen times yesterday on that paper you burnt.
  • 3) She wrote a letter to a friend of Joao Ribeiro's, a mathematics professor at Cambridge called Louis Greig.
  • 4) If the question is reduced to one of great names, into the other side of the scales may be thrown not two but dozens of the most illustrious men who not only wrote, but _became famous mainly because they wrote_.
  • 5) On June 25th 2009, kaitlin wrote: is chris brown popular culture
  • 6) And someone famous enough that I vaguely recognized the name wrote about hell being the torture of a bad conscience.
  • 7) The humorous storyteller's strategy, as Twain wrote, is to feign innocence so as to trip up the audience's.
  • 8) "We have mixed feelings about discounted pricing," the label wrote in an email to fans who had purchased Stevens' previous EP.
  • 9) I also in this term wrote a MS. on the Calculus of Variations, and one on Wood's Algebra, 2nd and 4th parts.
  • 10) In a statement emailed to Pitchfork earlier this week, the label wrote: "
  • 11) Bpin wrote: It is not the GOP the liberals have to watch out for.


  • 1) Critics say it amounts to rote learning.
  • 2) Both see the value of learning poetry by rote.
  • 3) We had been taught rigorously and had learnt easily by rote.
  • 4) Learning by rote and cramming for exams is no reflection of life after education.
  • 5) Expecting pupils to memorise facts or learn anything by rote was regarded as oppressive.
  • 6) But the process is the opposite of learning by rote and is surprisingly creative.
  • 7) And learning by rote is only half of it.
  • 8) Will you confirm there is a role for rote learning in our schools?
  • 9) We were aware at the time that rote learning had only limited value in the outside world.
  • 10) Understanding grammar is not about rote learning.
  • 11) It is quite possible that some schools may be overdoing the rote learning.
  • 12) For this reason he is very sceptical about the value of rote learning.
  • 13) Just think of what great works they might have composed if their natural creativity had been freed from all that rote learning.
  • 14) That need not matter; find a choir that learns by rote or teaches its music comprehensively.
  • 15) Although the scheme puts less emphasis on rote learning, she admits that it is helpful to know your tables.
  • 16) Learning by rote will put pupils off verse, say the poets and academics who have signed a petition against it.
  • 17) But sometimes rote learning encourages such easy familiarity with the forms of things that it doesn't help in understanding them.
  • 18) All learning was by rote.
  • 19) While there is a place for rote learning, the department should be reminded that the relevance of what is being learnt should be clear.
  • 20) When it comes to learning tables, rote learning is as effective as any other method and it can be made fun through using games and competition.
  • 21) If this is a self-improvement holiday, it is hardly the stuff of hair shirts and learning by rote.
  • 22) The Reformers were aware of the dangers of mere rote learning; they all insist that the pithy answers be learned" by heart.
  • 23) The era of photocopied vocabulary lists read by rote is thankfully over, thanks to textbooks like Compelling Conversations.
  • 24) Bringing it back to Freshwater: it looks as though he was given a simplistic test scheme which he could game by playing the short-term rote memorisation card with his classes, while pandering to his own religious prejudices.
  • 25) It had never entered my head that I had what it took to dolmetsch … While a student, I had learned the first stanza of Die Lorelei by rote from a college roommate, and I happened to give those lines a dogged rendition while working within earshot of the battalion commander …
  • 26) Of course, it being rote is part of the point, as Fforde's trying to deconstruct the whole genre.
  • 27) The mentoring and the correct lesson plans will help kids learn to think rather than to recite things learned by rote, which is why kids taught at home tend to win spelling bees and geography competitions, but don't understand why creationism is not a science.
  • 28) The authors compared the performance of people who tried to hone a skill through "constant practice" - that is, the rote repetition of a task, like taking 100 serves across the net - and those who underwent "variable practice," in which you work on a mix of skills during a training session.
  • 29) The rote was a technical one, with stony tracks followed by coastal trails requiring strong navigation skills to avoid the many tracks heading towards the sea.
  • 30) ‘Argento is barely featured, and when he is talking, the answers seem like rote repetitions of things he's said about the film thousands of times before.’
  • 31) ‘This was said without conviction, as if learned by rote.’
  • 32) ‘I never learned by rote, nor have I ever believed it's the way to learn.’
  • 33) ‘His education was rigorous in the European way - many hours of learning by rote to draw every proportion and detail of the buildings he studied.’
  • 34) ‘Most schools are run by the state, which combines a French structure with the rigid discipline and rote learning of the Islamic tradition.’
  • 35) ‘With low-involvement decisions, really all that is required is rather simple rote learning of the benefit associated with the brand.’
  • 36) ‘The educational system emphasizes rote learning and memorization, rather than analytical thinking.’
  • 37) ‘Subsequent studies have found that concept maps facilitated meaningful learning as opposed to rote learning.’
  • 38) ‘There was a standard way of handling things, and that had gotten into the art form itself, to where people were doing this stuff by rote.’
  • 39) ‘Did you actually learn Esperanto, or did you just learn your lines by rote?’
  • 40) ‘I like to get that stuff down by rote, so I can do it automatically and not devote any brain cells to the technical aspects.’
  • 41) ‘It suggests to me that they have learned by rote, rather than by doing.’
  • 42) ‘Obedience, rote memorisation, and neatness are enshrined as somehow intellectual achievements.’
  • 43) ‘This rote memorization is the first level of learning in Bloom's Taxonomy, a six step hierarchy of learning.’
  • 44) ‘How does an adult learner learn new material if not by rote memorization?’
  • 45) ‘In general, rote teaching tends to be the preferred approach in Eastern cultures; discovery learning is preferred by Western teachers.’
  • 46) ‘Prior to the development of music notation, if you performed a piece, you must have either made up your own composition or learned someone else's piece by ear or rote.’
  • 47) ‘rote learning, rote teaching, rote education are gone.’
  • 48) ‘Whatever Lewis lacked in intellect, he compensated with hard work, observation, patience, perfectionism, rote learning, and attention to detail.’
  • 49) ‘Unfortunately, the control scheme and the dependency on rote memorization, not to mention the immense difficulty level diminishes the quality of the game.’

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