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Noun
The action for which a person or thing is specially fitted or used or for which a thing exists
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“The main function of merchant banks is to raise capital.”
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A large or formal social event or ceremony
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“Food and drinks were provided to guests at a formal function to celebrate the event.”
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An activity that is natural to or the purpose of a person or thing
“Grammar is just a natural function of children's brains, and they apply it to whatever they find.”
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A thing dependent on another factor or factors
“These factors are a function of sampling effort and sampling strategy.”
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An intention for which something is hoped to be accomplished
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The capacity or potential for achieving results
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A faculty by which the body perceives an external stimulus
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A ceremony of religious worship according to a prescribed form
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An assembly or meeting, especially one held for a specific purpose
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The office or role of president
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The state or condition of being useful
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An aptitude for doing something
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The brain and (by extension) its ability for rational thought
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A characteristic or manner of an interaction
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To have a certain purpose
“This device will function as an intermediary between the two disparate systems.”
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Work or operate in a proper or particular way
“Make sure that the technology can still function smoothly under heavy load.”
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To behave in a specified way
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To serve, or be used in, a secondary purpose
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To execute or perform a function
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To take firm hold of or act effectively upon
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Act as an official in charge of something, especially a sporting event
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To bring to bear especially forcefully or effectively
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To carry out a role or penalty
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