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function

Synonyms of function in English:

noun

  • 1 the main function of the machine
    purpose, task, use, role
  • 2 my function was to select and train the recruits
    task, job, mission, undertaking, commission;
    capacity, post, situation, office, occupation, employment, business
  • 3 a function attended by local dignitaries
    social event, party, social occasion, affair, gathering, reception, soirée, after-party, jamboree, gala, meet-and-greet
    informal do, bash, shindig
  • verb

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  • 1 the electrical system had ceased to function
    work, go, run, be in working/running order, operate, be operative
  • 2 the museum functions as an educational center
    act as, serve as, operate as;
    perform as, work as, play the role of, do duty as
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