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functions

noun
plural of function

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(Entry 1 of 2)

2 an assignment at which one regularly works for pay
  • what's your function in this company?

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3 the action for which a person or thing is specially fitted or used or for which a thing exists
  • that machine's function is to sort bolts by size

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functions

verb
present tense third-person singular of function

Synonyms of functions (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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“Functions.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/functions. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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