noun \ˌfəŋ(k)-shə-ˈna-lə-tē\

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

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

plural func·tion·al·i·ties

Full Definition of FUNCTIONALITY

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


  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

First Known Use of FUNCTIONALITY


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