Synonyms and Antonyms of functional
1 being in effective operation I don't think that vending machine is functional, so don't put money into it Synonyms of functional alive, active, functioning, going, live, living, on, operating, operational, operative, running, workingWords Related to functional effective, effectual; employable, operable, usable (also useable), viable, workable; performing, producing, productive, serving, useful, yielding; astir, bustling, busy, dynamic, flourishing, humming, roaring, thrivingNear Antonyms of functional deactivated, decommissioned; ineffective, ineffectual, useless; inoperable, unusable, unworkable; arrested, asleep, dormant, fallow, idle, inert, latent, lifeless, nonproductive, quiescent, sleepy, stagnating, unproductive, vegetatingAntonyms of functional broken, dead, inactive, inoperative, kaput (also kaputt), nonactivated, nonfunctional, nonfunctioning, nonoperating, nonoperational, nonoperative
2 capable of being put to use or account a functional knowledge of auto mechanics Synonyms of functional actionable, applicable, applicative, applied, practical, practicable, serviceable, ultrapractical, usable (also useable), useful, workable, workingWords Related to functional down-to-earth, pragmatic (also pragmatical), utilitarian; banausic, mundane; accessible, available, obtainable, reachable; all-around (also all-round), handy; active, alive, busy, employed, functioning, operating, operativeNear Antonyms of functional abstract, academic (also academical), armchair, theoretical (also theoretic); inaccessible, unattainable, unavailable, unobtainable, unreachable; unsuitableAntonyms of functional impracticable, impractical, inapplicable, nonpractical, unusable, unworkable, useless
3 capable of or suitable for being used for a particular purpose a very functional kitchen utensil for peeling potatoes Synonyms of functional available, employable, exploitable, fit, usable, operable, practicable, serviceable, usefulWords Related to functional applicable, relevant; doable, feasible, viable, workable; reusableAntonyms of functional impracticable, inoperable, nonfunctional, unavailable, unemployable, unusable
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