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Function 1Definition: The act of executing or performing any duty, office, or calling; per
Function 2Definition: 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
parts of the body.
Function 3Definition: 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 4Definition: The course of action which peculiarly
pertains to any public officer in church or state; the activity appropriate to any business or profession.
Function 5Definition: 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 6Definition: Alt. of
function 7Definition: 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 8Definition: what something is used for; "the function of an auger is to bore
holes"; "ballet is beautiful but what use is
function 9Definition: a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program
function 10Definition: a vaguely specified social event; "the party was quite an affair"; "an occasion arranged to honor the president"; "a seemingly endless round of social
function 11Definition: a formal or official social gathering or ceremony; "it was a
function 12Definition: 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 13Definition: a mathematical relation such that each element of one set is associated with at least one element of another set
function 14Definition: perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function; "His wife officiated as his private secretary"
function 15Definition: 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 16Definition: 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"