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functioning

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

being in effective operation
  • looked for a functioning washing machine, but the few that weren't broken were in use

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functioning

verb
present participle of function

Synonyms of functioning (Entry 2 of 2)

to have a certain purpose
  • the heart functions as a pump for the blood

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“Functioning.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/functioning. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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