Of or having a special activity, purpose, or task; relating to the way in which something works or operates
a small functional kitchen
Another term for nutraceutical.
Denoting or relating to a system whereby people from different areas of an organization work together as a team
A theory of grammar concerned with how the social, cognitive, and pragmatic functions of language relate to structure
A group of atoms responsible for the characteristic reactions of a particular compound
A shift in the use of a word to a new grammatical function, such as the use of the nouns contact and impact as verbs
A person whose level of ability to read and write is below that needed to do the ordinary tasks required to function normally in society
Medical practice or treatments that focus on optimal functioning of the body and its organs, usually involving systems of holistic or alternative medicine
Of or relating to the structure and function of something; (Sociology and Cultural Anthropol.) = structural functionalist adjective.
Having or fulfilling several functions
Not having any particular purpose or function