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Meaning of word function from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

function   noun

Meaning : (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 : map, mapping, mathematical function, single-valued function

Meaning : What something is used for.

Example : The function of an auger is to bore holes.
Ballet is beautiful but what use is it?.

Synonyms : purpose, role, use

Meaning : The actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group.

Example : The function of a teacher.
The government must do its part.
Play its role.

Synonyms : office, part, role

Meaning : A relation such that one thing is dependent on another.

Example : Height is a function of age.
Price is a function of supply and demand.

Meaning : A formal or official social gathering or ceremony.

Example : It was a black-tie function.

Meaning : A vaguely specified social event.

Example : The party was quite an affair.
An occasion arranged to honor the president.
A seemingly endless round of social functions.

Synonyms : affair, occasion, social function, social occasion

Meaning : A set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program.

Synonyms : procedure, routine, subprogram, subroutine

function   verb

Meaning : Perform as expected when applied.

Example : 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 : go, operate, run, work

आचरण या व्यवहार में होना या आना या प्रयोग करने पर आशानुरूप काम करना।

मेरी दस साल पुरानी कार आज भी चल रही है।
उपयोग में आना, काम करना, चलना

Fail to function or function improperly.

The coffee maker malfunctioned.
malfunction, misfunction

Meaning : Serve a purpose, role, or function.

Example : 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

Meaning : Perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function.

Example : His wife officiated as his private secretary.

Synonyms : officiate


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