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Definitions of functional:
  • adjective:   designed for or adapted to a function or use
    Example: "Functional education selects knowledge that is concrete and usable rather than abstract and theoretical"
  • adjective:   fit or ready for use or service
    Example: "The toaster was still functional even after being dropped"
  • adjective:   relating to or based on function especially as opposed to structure
    Example: "It is a functional one"
  • adjective:   designed for or capable of a particular function or use
    Example: "A style of writing in which every word is functional"
  • adjective:   involving or affecting function rather than physiology
    Example: "Functional deafness"
  • adjective:   (of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing
    Example: "A functional set of brakes"

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