Definition of FUNCTION


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 3. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 4. (

    ) a relation such that one thing is dependent on another; "height is a function of age"; "price is a function of supply and demand" ;

  • 5. (

    ) a formal or official social gathering or ceremony; "it was a black-tie function" ;


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 3. (

    ) perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function; "His wife officiated as his private secretary" ;

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