Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

functionality

play
noun func·tion·al·i·ty \ˌfəŋ(k)-shə-ˈna-lə-tē\

Simple Definition of functionality

  • : the quality of having a practical use : the quality of being functional

  • : the particular use or set of uses for which something is designed

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of functionality

plural

functionalities

  1. :  the quality or state of being functional; especially :  the set of functions or capabilities associated with computer software or hardware or an electronic device

Examples of functionality in a sentence

  1. a design that is admired both for its beauty and for its functionality

  2. The cameras are comparable in price and functionality.

  3. a device with new functionalities



1871

First Known Use of functionality

1871

Other Computer-Related Terms


Learn More about functionality


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up functionality? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

of or relating to the heavens

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

dog-eating-apple

Which is a synonym of asperse?

beat placate defame divulge
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ