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Another word for function

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Noun
  1. The proper activity of a person or thing

      1. A piece of work assigned or done as part of one's duties.
      2. A difficult or tedious undertaking:
      3. A function to be performed; an objective:
      1. A character or part played by a performer.
      2. The characteristic and expected social behavior of an individual.
      3. A function or position.
      1. The object toward which one strives or for which something exists; an aim or goal:
      2. Determination; resolution:
      3. To intend or resolve:
      1. A regular activity performed in exchange for payment, especially as one's trade, occupation, or profession:
      2. A position of employment:
      3. A task that must be done:
    See also:

    do

  2. A large or important social gathering

      1. To strike with a heavy, crushing blow:
      2. To beat or assault severely:
      3. To criticize (another) harshly, accusatorially, and threateningly:
      1. To perform or execute; carry out:
      2. To fulfill the requirements of:
      3. To perform the tasks or behaviors typically associated with (something), especially as part of one's character or normal duties:
      1. An evening party or reception.
      1. A social gathering especially for pleasure or amusement:
      2. A group of people who have gathered to participate in an activity:
      3. A group of soldiers selected for a duty or mission:
      1. An event or happening, or the time of an event or happening:
      2. A significant event, especially a large or important social gathering:
      3. A favorable or appropriate time or juncture:
      1. A festive occasion, especially a lavish social event or entertainment.
      2. An athletic competition, especially a swimming contest.
      3. Marked by lavish or festive celebration:
      1. A festival or feast.
      2. An elaborate, often outdoor entertainment.
      3. An elaborate party.
      1. A joyous feast, holiday, or celebration; a festival.
      2. The joy and merriment of a festival or celebration.
      3. The proceedings or events of a festival.
      1. the act or an instance of celebrating
      2. that which is done to celebrate
      1. Something done or experienced; a matter or event:
      2. A matter of personal concern:
      3. A matter causing public scandal and controversy:
Verb
  1. To react in a specified way

      1. Physical or mental effort or activity directed toward the production or accomplishment of something:
      2. Such effort or activity by which one makes a living; employment:
      3. A trade, profession, or other means of livelihood:
      1. To begin and carry through to completion; do:
      2. To take action in accordance with the requirements of; fulfill:
      3. To enact (a feat or role) before an audience.
      1. To perform a function; work:
      2. To perform surgery.
      3. To exert an influence:
      1. To conduct oneself in a specified way, especially in relation to others; exhibit behavior:
      2. To conduct oneself in a proper way:
      3. To act, react, function, or perform in a particular way:
      1. The process of doing or performing something:
      2. Something done or performed; a deed:
      3. Something done that has legal significance:
    See also:

    action

  2. To perform a function effectively

      1. Physical or mental effort or activity directed toward the production or accomplishment of something:
      2. Such effort or activity by which one makes a living; employment:
      3. A trade, profession, or other means of livelihood:
      1. To grasp or grip:
      2. To capture physically; seize:
      3. To seize with authority or legal right:
      1. To move swiftly on foot so that both or all feet are not on the ground during each stride.
      2. To retreat rapidly; flee:
      3. To depart; leave:
      1. To perform a function; work:
      2. To perform surgery.
      3. To exert an influence:
      1. To move or travel; proceed:
      2. To move away from a place; depart:
      3. To pursue a certain course:
    See also:

    thrive

  3. To perform the duties of another

      1. To work for (someone) as a servant:
      2. To prepare and offer (food, for example):
      3. To place food before (someone); wait on:
      1. To perform the duties and functions of an office or a position of authority.
      2. To serve as an officiant.
      3. To serve as a referee or umpire.
      1. The process of doing or performing something:
      2. Something done or performed; a deed:
      3. Something done that has legal significance:

Another word for function

Noun
  1. Use

      1. The object toward which one strives or for which something exists; an aim or goal:
      2. Determination; resolution:
      3. To intend or resolve:
      1. A character or part played by a performer.
      2. The characteristic and expected social behavior of an individual.
      3. A function or position.
      1. An inherent power or ability:
      2. A talent or natural ability for something:
      3. The teachers and instructors of a school or college, or of one of its divisions, especially those considered permanent, full-time employees.
      1. An act or a course of action that is required of one by position, social custom, law, or religion:
      2. Required action or service:
      3. Active military service:
      1. A place in which business, clerical, or professional activities are conducted.
      2. The administrative personnel, executives, or staff working in such a place:
      3. A subdivision of a governmental department:
      1. The ability to receive, hold, or absorb something:
      2. The maximum amount that can be contained:
      3. The power to learn or retain knowledge; mental ability.
      1. The act of employing.
      2. The state of being employed.
      3. The work in which one is engaged; occupation.
    See also:

    use

  2. A social gathering

Verb
      1. Physical or mental effort or activity directed toward the production or accomplishment of something:
      2. Such effort or activity by which one makes a living; employment:
      3. A trade, profession, or other means of livelihood:
      1. To move swiftly on foot so that both or all feet are not on the ground during each stride.
      2. To retreat rapidly; flee:
      3. To depart; leave:
      1. To begin and carry through to completion; do:
      2. To take action in accordance with the requirements of; fulfill:
      3. To enact (a feat or role) before an audience.
    See also:

    operate

Synonym Study

  • Capacity refers to a specific function or status, not necessarily the usual or customary one the judge spoke to him in the capacity of a friend
  • Duty is applied to a task necessary in or appropriate to one's occupation, rank, status, etc. and carries a strong connotation of obligation the duties of a vicar
  • Office , in this connection, refers to the function of a person, as determined by his position, profession, or employment the office of a priest
  • Function is the broad, general term for the natural, required, or expected activity of a person or thing the function of the liver, of education, etc.