Definition of Function


  • a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program
  • a vaguely specified social event
    "the party was quite an affair"
    "an occasion arranged to honor the president"
    "a seemingly endless round of social functions"
    - social occasion - social function
  • a formal or official social gathering or ceremony
    "it was a black-tie function"
  • a relation such that one thing is dependent on another
    "height is a function of age"
    "price is a function of supply and demand"
  • 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"
  • what something is used for
    "the function of an auger is to bore holes"
    "ballet is beautiful but what use is it?"
  • (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)
    - mathematical function - single valued function


  • perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function
    "His wife officiated as his private secretary"
  • 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"
  • 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"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Function

  • Scrabble® score of the function (13)
  • Word Chums® score of the function (19)
  • Words With Friends® score of the function (17)

Unscramble function

91 unscramble word found using the letters function.

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