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Overview of adj functional

The adj functional has 6 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (3) functional

(designed for or capable of a particular function or use; "a style of writing in which every word is functional"; "functional architecture")

2. (1) functional

(involving or affecting function rather than physiology; "functional deafness")

3. functional

(relating to or based on function especially as opposed to structure; "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, usable, useable, operable, operational

(fit or ready for use or service; "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; "functional education selects knowledge that is concrete and usable rather than abstract and theoretical"; "functional architecture")

6. running, operative, functional, working

((of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing; "in running (or working) order"; "a functional set of brakes") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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