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1. functional

adjective. ['ˈfʌŋkʃənəl'] designed for or capable of a particular function or use.

Synonyms

  • use
  • structural
  • purpose
  • utilitarian
  • useful
  • serviceable
  • function

Antonyms

  • unserviceable
  • uselessness
  • inutility
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • function (English)
  • function (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Words that Rhyme with Functional

  • abdominal
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  • attitudinal
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  • compositional
  • conditional
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  • conventional

Example sentences of the word functional


1. Adjective
For a simple table lamp, only a handful of parts is needed to make it functional.

Quotes containing the word functional


1. An artist is someone who can hold two opposing viewpoints and still remain fully functional.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

2. Love as a concrete foundation for an authentically functional civilization requires the around-the-clock labors of forgiveness. Without it, Love fails, Friendship fails, Intelligence fails, Humanity: fails.
- Aberjhani, Journey through the Power of the Rainbow: Quotations from a Life Made Out of Poetry

2. functional

adjective. ['ˈfʌŋkʃənəl'] designed for or adapted to a function or use.

Antonyms

  • destructive

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • function (English)
  • function (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. functional

adjective. ['ˈfʌŋkʃənəl'] fit or ready for use or service.

Synonyms

  • operational
  • operable
  • useable
  • serviceable

Antonyms

  • irresoluteness
  • useless
  • unhelpful
  • inexpedient

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • function (English)
  • function (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. functional

adjective. ['ˈfʌŋkʃənəl'] (of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing.

Synonyms

  • functioning
  • running
  • operative

Antonyms

  • conserve
  • abstain
  • supply
  • refrain

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • function (English)
  • function (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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