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1. function

noun. ['ˈfʌŋkʃən'] (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function).

Synonyms

  • expansion
  • mapping
  • metric function
  • mathematical function
  • Kronecker delta
  • inverse function
  • isometry
  • operator
  • threshold function
  • exponential function
  • multinomial
  • polynomial
  • metric
  • trigonometric function
  • map
  • circular function
  • exponential
  • single-valued function
  • mathematical relation

Antonyms

  • front
  • back
  • left
  • right

Etymology

  • function (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • fonction (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Bodily Function

  • malfunction
  • dysfunction
  • conjunction
  • compunction
  • injunction
  • junction

Example sentences of the word bodily-function


1. Noun Phrase
Calcium also helps release various enzymes and hormones that play a role in virtually every bodily function.

2. Noun Phrase
So how important is the Golgi to normal bodily function?

3. Noun Phrase
These nutrients also contribute to the smooth operation of numerous bodily functions.

4. Noun Phrase
Zinc is an important mineral that is crucial to many of your bodily functions.

2. function

noun. ['ˈfʌŋkʃən'] what something is used for.

Synonyms

  • use
  • raison d'etre
  • functional
  • purpose
  • nonfunctional
  • role
  • utility

Antonyms

  • functional
  • uselessness
  • inutility
  • strengthening

Etymology

  • function (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • fonction (French)

3. function

noun. ['ˈfʌŋkʃən'] the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group.

Synonyms

  • part
  • lieu
  • duty
  • stead
  • capacity
  • portfolio
  • office
  • role
  • hat
  • position
  • second fiddle

Antonyms

  • extraordinary
  • source program
  • object program
  • unbox

Etymology

  • function (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • fonction (French)

4. function

verb. ['ˈfʌŋkʃən'] perform as expected when applied.

Synonyms

  • serve
  • run
  • double
  • operate
  • work
  • go
  • service
  • roll

Antonyms

  • outside
  • inside
  • middle
  • end

Etymology

  • function (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • fonction (French)

5. function

verb. ['ˈfʌŋkʃən'] serve a purpose, role, or function.

Synonyms

  • answer
  • serve
  • prelude
  • act as
  • do
  • service

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • join
  • connect
  • attach

Etymology

  • function (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • fonction (French)

6. function

verb. ['ˈfʌŋkʃən'] perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function.

Synonyms

  • officiate

Antonyms

  • downgrade
  • divest

Etymology

  • function (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • fonction (French)

7. function

noun. ['ˈfʌŋkʃən'] a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program.

Synonyms

  • utility routine
  • software system
  • procedure
  • routine
  • service routine
  • reusable routine
  • subroutine
  • recursive routine
  • program
  • library routine
  • tracing routine
  • programme
  • computer software
  • cataloged procedure
  • random number generator
  • executive routine
  • computer programme
  • subprogram
  • computer program
  • package
  • software package
  • contingency procedure
  • software
  • software program

Antonyms

  • weakening
  • contraction
  • decrease
  • deflation

Etymology

  • function (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • fonction (French)

8. function

noun. ['ˈfʌŋkʃən'] a relation such that one thing is dependent on another.

Antonyms

  • disarrange

Etymology

  • function (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • fonction (French)

9. bodily

adjective. ['ˈbɑːdəli'] affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit.

Synonyms

  • somatic
  • corporeal
  • physical

Antonyms

  • incorporeality
  • forceless
  • immaterial
  • supernatural

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • body (English)
  • body (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. bodily

adjective. ['ˈbɑːdəli'] having or relating to a physical material body.

Synonyms

  • material

Antonyms

  • unbodied
  • immateriality

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • body (English)
  • body (Middle English (1100-1500))
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