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See definition of functionary on Dictionary.com
  • as inofficer
  • as inofficial
  • as inbureaucrat
  • as inagent

synonyms for functionary

  • agent
  • chief
  • civil servant
  • deputy
  • director
  • executive
  • leader
  • manager
  • official
  • representative
  • President
  • appointee
  • bureaucrat
  • dignitary
  • head
  • magistrate
  • officeholder
  • organization administrator
  • public servant
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      How to use functionary in a sentence

      Those warfighting functionary things that we’re putting on it are what really matter, are really going to change the battlefield.
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      They are what college sports are about — not these greedy-mean functionaries lining up at their convention buffets.
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      The stranger regarded Hedges attentively, rather to the discomfiture of that functionary, who thought he was doubted.
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      On glancing at the address, the parochial functionary observed that it contained no name.
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      Algernon relied on Mr. Gibbs, he said, and made himself very pleasant in his dealings with that functionary.
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      A door slammed at the rear upon the retreating German, whom this superior functionary had dispatched about his business.
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      And I may add that the baby in arms was rarely trusted to this functionary, except for airings in the garden under my eye.
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      He would have even avoided his taciturn landlord as he drove up to the door; but that functionary waylaid him on the steps.
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      A parish registrar must be a very important functionary in the estimation of these High Church devotees.
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      When that clock-governed functionary was missing something indeed must be going wrong.
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