Definitions of function:
  • noun:   the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group
    Example: "The function of a teacher"
  • noun:   what something is used for
    Example: "The function of an auger is to bore holes"
  • noun:   a formal or official social gathering or ceremony
    Example: "It was a black-tie function"
  • noun:   a relation such that one thing is dependent on another
    Example: "Height is a function of age"
  • noun:   a mathematical relation such that each element of one set is associated with at least one element of another set
  • noun:   a vaguely specified social event
    Example: "A seemingly endless round of social functions"
  • noun:   a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program
  • verb:   perform as expected when applied
  • verb:   serve a purpose, role, or function
    Example: "The table functions as a desk"
  • verb:   perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function

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