function - definition and synonyms

 
 
verb [intransitive] 

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/ˈfʌŋkʃ(ə)n/
present tense
I/you/we/theyfunction
he/she/itfunctions
present participlefunctioning
past tensefunctioned
past participlefunctioned
  1. 2
    to operate in the same way as something else
    function as:

    a phrase that functions as an adverb

  2. 3
    to do all the things that you normally do

    Some patients cannot function without their drugs.

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