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Functional

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Adjective

1. functional

designed for or capable of a particular function or use

Example Sentences:
'a style of writing in which every word is functional'
'functional architecture'

2. functional

involving or affecting function rather than physiology

Example Sentences:
'functional deafness'

3. functional

relating to or based on function especially as opposed to structure

Example Sentences:
'the problem now is not a constitutional one; it is a functional one'
'delegates elected on a functional rather than a geographical basis'

4. functional, operable, operational, usable, useable

fit or ready for use or service

Example Sentences:
'the toaster was still functional even after being dropped'
'the lawnmower is a bit rusty but still usable'
'an operational aircraft'
'the dishwasher is now in working order'

5. functional

designed for or adapted to a function or use

Example Sentences:
'functional education selects knowledge that is concrete and usable rather than abstract and theoretical'
'functional architecture'

6. functional, operative, running, working

(of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing

Example Sentences:
'in running (or working) order'
'a functional set of brakes'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Functional

see synonyms of functional
adjective
1. 
of, involving, or containing a function or functions
2. 
practical rather than decorative; utilitarian
functional architecture
3. 
capable of functioning; working
4. medicine
affecting a function of an organ without structural change
5. psychology
a. 
relating to the purpose or context of a behaviour
b. 
denoting a psychosis such as schizophrenia assumed not to have a direct organic cause, like deterioration or poisoning of the brain
Compare organic psychosis
noun
6. mathematics
a function whose domain is a set of functions and whose range is a set of functions or a set of numbers

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Functional

see synonyms of functional
adjective
1. 
of or relating to a function or functions
2. 
a. 
performing or able to perform a function
b. 
useful or intended to be useful
3.  Medicine
affecting a function of some organ without apparent structural or organic changes
a functional disease

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Functional

see synonyms of functional
adj.
1.
a. Of or relating to a function.
b. Of, relating to, or indicating a mathematical function or functions.
2. Designed for or adapted to a particular function or use: functional architecture.
3.
a. Capable of performing a function; operative: a functional set of brakes.
b. Able to function personally or socially despite limitations or impairment: a functional alcoholic.
4. Medicine Involving physiological function rather than anatomical structure.
n.
A linear function on vectors whose values are scalars.

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