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  • nouncapacity, job
  • nounsocial occasion
  • verbperform, work

synonyms for functions

  • 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

antonyms for functions

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  • entertainment
  • fun
  • idleness
  • inaction
  • inactivity
  • inertia
  • irresponsibility
  • pastime
  • unemployment
    • malfunction
    • stay
    • stop
    • halt
    • lose
    • idle
    • fail
    • abstain
    • discontinue
    • cease
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    How to use functions in a sentence

    In the old days every great man kept a toad-eater; sometimes his functions were highly paid—Wolff's are, I fancy.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    The Commandant was to take over the offices, staff, and functions of the late Civil Governor.
    THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
    They have been divided into three great classes, of widely different properties, composition, and functions.
    ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
    In both cases the judicial functions were usurped by a body unfit to exercise such functions.
    THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
    But the offerings were by no means confined to the young men that Isabel met at the functions of the week.
    ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
    The structure and functions of the various state departments were also changed by this act to make each department more effective.
    HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
    The functions of the nervous system—sensation and voluntary motion—cannot be explained by any other theory.
    GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
    Twice he had dined at the White House, and his name was frequently in the list of guests at other dinners and functions.
    ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
    The wealthy inhabitants usually paid instrumentalists, often foreign musicians, to play at various social functions.
    HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
    He must estimate his own services and allow himself a salary in proportion, for that will be one among his functions.
    THE POCKET R.L.S.ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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