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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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Rhymes with Circular Function

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

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. circular

adjective. ['ˈsɝːkjəlɝ'] having a circular shape.

Synonyms

  • roundish
  • global
  • disk-shaped
  • globular
  • disclike
  • goblet-shaped
  • globose
  • pinwheel-shaped
  • round
  • nutlike
  • coccoid
  • pear-shaped
  • ringlike
  • moonlike
  • ball-shaped
  • discoid
  • wheel-like
  • cumuliform
  • moon-round
  • orbicular
  • bulbous
  • barrel-shaped
  • apple-shaped
  • bulblike
  • bulb-shaped
  • disklike
  • discoidal
  • capitate
  • spheric
  • pancake-like
  • disc-shaped
  • spherical

Antonyms

  • angular
  • national
  • praise
  • top

6. 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)

7. 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)

8. circular

adjective. ['ˈsɝːkjəlɝ'] describing a circle; moving in a circle.

Synonyms

  • rotary
  • orbitual
  • cyclic

Antonyms

  • prolate
  • oblate
  • uncoiled
  • thin

9. 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)

10. function

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

Antonyms

  • disarrange

Etymology

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