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Function 1

Definition: The act of executing or performing any duty, office, or calling; per formance.

Function 2

Definition: The appropriate action of any special organ or part of an animal or vegetable organism; as, the function of the heart or the limbs; the function of leaves, sap, roots, etc.; life is the sum of the functions of the various organs and parts of the body.

Function 3

Definition: The natural or assigned action of any power or faculty, as of the soul, or of the intellect; the exertion of an energy of some determinate kind.

Function 4

Definition: The course of action which peculiarly pertains to any public officer in church or state; the activity appropriate to any business or profession.

Function 5

Definition: A quantity so connected with another quantity, that if any alteration be made in the latter there will be a consequent alteration in the former. Each quantity is said to be a function of the other. Thus, the circumference of a circle is a function of the diameter. If x be a symbol to which different numerical values can be assigned, such expressions as x2, 3x, Log. x, and Sin. x, are all functions of x.

Function 6

Definition: Alt. of Functionate

function 7

Definition: 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"

function 8

Definition: what something is used for; "the function of an auger is to bore holes"; "ballet is beautiful but what use is it?"

function 9

Definition: a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program

function 10

Definition: 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"

function 11

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

function 12

Definition: 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 13

Definition: a mathematical relation such that each element of one set is associated with at least one element of another set

function 14

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

function 15

Definition: 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"

function 16

Definition: 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"

 

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