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  • nouncapacity, job
  • nounsocial occasion
  • verbperform, work

synonyms for function

  • action
  • activity
  • affair
  • behavior
  • business
  • duty
  • exercise
  • objective
  • operation
  • part
  • power
  • purpose
  • responsibility
  • role
  • service
  • situation
  • task
  • work
  • charge
  • concern
  • employment
  • faculty
  • goal
  • mark
  • mission
  • object
  • occupation
  • office
  • post
  • province
  • target
  • use
  • utility
  • raison d'être
See also synonyms for: functioned / functioning / functions
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antonyms for function

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  • entertainment
  • fun
  • idleness
  • inaction
  • inactivity
  • inertia
  • irresponsibility
  • pastime
  • unemployment
    • malfunction
    • stay
    • stop
    • halt
    • lose
    • idle
    • fail
    • abstain
    • discontinue
    • cease
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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    In part, this was a function of some remaining uncertainty about how the virus spread most effectively.
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    Excipients are critical materials and serve a broad variety of functions.
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    For example, shipping, and social listening sound like siloed functions, but actually they’re closely related.
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    That’s because daily exercise not only helps kids stay physically and emotionally healthy, it also boosts cognitive function.
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    A linear decay function is applied to the poll’s date as well as the polls rating.
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    It’s not really a function so much of funding as it is of talent and technology know-how.
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    The sole purpose of this process, known as machine learning, is to find the optimal value of a mathematical function roughly representing how good or bad each output of the model—each attempt to complete the task over some part of the data—is.
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    Passersby wondering at its function may guess it’s a museum, or an art gallery.
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    To prevent intruders or extruders from withdrawing his mind from the text, he exercises the Inhibitory function of the Attention.
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    WORDS RELATED TO FUNCTION

    • appear
    • behave
    • carry
    • carry oneself
    • carry out
    • comport
    • conduct
    • do
    • enact
    • execute
    • exert
    • function
    • give the appearance
    • go about
    • impress as
    • operate
    • perform
    • play part
    • react
    • represent oneself
    • seem
    • serve
    • strike
    • take on
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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