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Function (IPA: /ˈfəŋkʃən/)

Function (n.)

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

Function (n.)

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 (n.)

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 (n.)

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

Function (n.)

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 (v. i.)

Alt. of Functionate

Function

Mathematical binary relation between two sets, which is right-unique, but not necessarily left-total (a function which is left-total is a partial function, application, map, or mapping)

Function

Responsibility within an organization, term in organizational theory

Function

In engineering, a specific process, action or task that a technical or physical system is able to perform

Function

Mathematical functions in elementary mathematics with a didactic purpose

Function

Subroutine whose main scope is to return a value

Function Synonyms

Social Function, Occasion, Affair, Social Occasion

Function Synonyms

Mathematical Function

Function Synonyms

Part, Role, Office

Function Synonyms

Use, Role, Purpose

Function Synonyms

Subprogram, Procedure, Routine, Subroutine

Function Synonyms

Officiate

Function Synonyms

Serve

Function Synonyms

Work, Go, Operate, Run

Function Rhymes

Function, Junction

Compunction, Conjunction, Dysfunction, Injunction, Malfunction

Spanish Translation

Function in Spanish is Función

Tagalog Translation

Function in Tagalog is Gawa

Example Sentence (Quote)

"[ Management can be defined as] the function of getting things done through others." - Cyril J. O'Donnell

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [Art is] a means to function thoroughly and passionately in a world that has a lot more to it than paint." - Robert Rauschenberg

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A parser for things Is a function from strings To lists of pairs Of things and strings" - Haskell

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A social welfare function is simply a statement of how society's well-being relates to the well- being of its members." - Harvey S. Rosen

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Back when PHP had less than 100 functions and the function hashing mechanism was strlen()" - Rasmus Lerdorf

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