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Another word for function

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Noun
  1. The proper activity of a person or thing

    See also:

    do

  2. A large or important social gathering

    See also:

    work

    group

Verb
  1. To react in a specified way

    See also:

    action

  2. To perform a function effectively

    See also:

    thrive

  3. To perform the duties of another

    See also:

    substitute

    do

Another word for function

Verb
  1. 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.