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function as in perform as expected when applied
  • "The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in"
  • "Does this old car still run well?"
  • "This old radio doesn't work anymore"

Synonyms

  • work activity directed toward making or doing something; a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing; the occupation for which you are paid; applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading); (physics) a manifestation of energy; a place where work is done; the total output of a writer or artist (or a substantial part of it); exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity; be employed; have an effect or outcome; perform as expected when applied; shape, form, or improve a material; give a workout to; proceed along a path; operate in a certain place, area, or specialty; proceed towards a goal or along a path or through an activity; move in an agitated manner; cause to happen or to occur as a consequence; cause to work; prepare for crops; behave in a certain way when handled; have and exert influence or effect; operate in or through; cause to operate or function; provoke or excite; gratify and charm, usually in order to influence; make something, usually for a specific function; move into or onto; make uniform; use or manipulate to one's advantage; find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of; cause to undergo fermentation; go sour or spoil; arrive at a certain condition through repeated motion
  • operate direct or control; perform as expected when applied; handle and cause to function; perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense ; keep engaged; perform surgery on
  • go functioning correctly and ready for action; a time period for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else); street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine ; a usually brief attempt; a board game for two players who place counters on a grid; change location; follow a procedure or take a course; move away from a place into another direction; enter or assume a certain state or condition; be awarded; have a particular form; stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; follow a certain course; be abolished or discarded; be or continue to be in a certain condition; make a certain noise or sound; perform as expected when applied; to be spent or finished; progress by being changed; continue to live and avoid dying; pass, fare, or elapse; pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; be in the right place or situation; be ranked or compare; begin or set in motion; have a turn; be contained in; be sounded, played, or expressed; blend or harmonize; lead, extend, or afford access; be the right size or shape; go through in search of something; be spent; give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number; stop operating or functioning
  • run a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely; the act of testing something; a race run on foot; an unbroken series of events; (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team; a regular trip; the act of running; the continuous period of time during which something (a machine or a factory) operates or continues in operation; unrestricted freedom to use; the production achieved during a continuous period of operation (of a machine or factory etc.); a small stream ; a race between candidates for elective office; a row of unravelled stitches; the pouring forth of a fluid ; an unbroken chronological sequence; a short trip; move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time; flee; stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; direct or control; have a particular form; move along, of liquids; perform as expected when applied; change or be different within limits; run, stand, or compete for an office or a position; cause to emit recorded audio or video; move about freely and without restraint, or act as if running around in an uncontrolled way; have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be operating, running or functioning; change from one state to another; cause to perform; be affected by; continue to exist; occur persistently; carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine; include as the content; carry out; pass over, across, or through; cause something to pass or lead somewhere; make without a miss ; deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor ; cause an animal to move fast; be diffused; sail before the wind ; cover by running; extend or continue for a certain period of time; set animals loose to graze ; keep company; run with the ball; travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means; travel a route regularly; pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals); compete in a race; progress by being changed; reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating; come unraveled or undone as if by snagging; become undone
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function as in serve a purpose, role, or function
  • "The tree stump serves as a table"
  • "The female students served as a control group"
  • "This table would serve very well"
  • "His freedom served him well"
  • "The table functions as a desk"

Synonyms

  • serve (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play; serve a purpose, role, or function; do duty or hold offices; contribute or conduce to; be used by; help to some food; provide (usually but not necessarily food); devote (part of) one's life or efforts to, as of countries, institutions, or ideas; promote, benefit, or be useful or beneficial to; spend time in prison or in a labor camp; work for or be a servant to; deliver a warrant or summons to someone; be sufficient; do military service; mate with; put the ball into play
function as in perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function
  • "His wife officiated as his private secretary"

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  • officiate act in an official capacity in a ceremony or religious ritual, such as a wedding; perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function
function as in (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)

    Synonyms

    • mathematical function (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)
    • single-valued function (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)
    • map a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it) ; (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function) ; make a map of; explore or survey for the purpose of making a map; locate within a specific region of a chromosome in relation to known DNA or gene sequences; plan, delineate, or arrange in detail; depict as if on a map; to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)
    • mapping (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function) ; (genetics) the process of locating genes on a chromosome
    function as in what something is used for
    • "the function of an auger is to bore holes"
    • "ballet is beautiful but what use is it?"

    Synonyms

    • purpose propose or intend; reach a decision; an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions; what something is used for; the quality of being determined to do or achieve something
    • role the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group; an actor's portrayal of someone in a play; what something is used for; normal or customary activity of a person in a particular social setting
    • use the act of using; what something is used for; a particular service; (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing; (psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation; exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage; (law) the exercise of the legal right to enjoy the benefits of owning property; put into service; take or consume (regularly or habitually); use up, consume fully; seek or achieve an end by using to one's advantage; avail oneself to; habitually do something or be in a certan state or place (use only in the past tense)
    function as in the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group
    • "the function of a teacher"
    • "the government must do its part"
    • "play its role"

    Synonyms

    • office place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed; an administrative unit of government; the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group; (of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power; professional or clerical workers in an office; a religious rite or service prescribed by ecclesiastical authorities; a job in an organization
    • part to some extent; go one's own way; discontinue an association or relation; leave; come apart; force, take, or pull apart; something determined in relation to something that includes it; something less than the whole of a human artifact; a portion of a natural object; that which concerns a person with regard to a particular role or situation; the extended spatial location of something; the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group; an actor's portrayal of someone in a play; assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group; one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole; a line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions; the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music; the effort contributed by a person in bringing about a result; an item that is an instance of some type
    • role the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group; an actor's portrayal of someone in a play; what something is used for; normal or customary activity of a person in a particular social setting
    function as in a relation such that one thing is dependent on another
    • "height is a function of age"
    • "price is a function of supply and demand"
    function as in a formal or official social gathering or ceremony
    • "it was a black-tie function"
    function as in a vaguely specified social event
    • "the party was quite an affair"
    • "an occasion arranged to honor the president"
    • "a seemingly endless round of social functions"

    Synonyms

    • affair a vaguely specified concern; a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship ; a vaguely specified social event
    • occasion give occasion to ; an event that occurs at a critical time; a vaguely specified social event; reason; the time of a particular event; an opportunity to do something
    • social occasion a vaguely specified social event
    • social function a vaguely specified social event
    function as in a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program

      Synonyms

      • routine found in the ordinary course of events; an unvarying or habitual method or procedure ; a short performance that is part of a longer program; a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program
      • subroutine a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program
      • subprogram a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program
      • procedure a particular course of action intended to achieve a result; a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work; a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program ; a mode of conducting legal and parliamentary proceedings

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