1. functioning

adjective. ['ˈfʌŋkʃənɪŋ'] performing or able to perform its regular function.


  • working
  • functional
  • running
  • operative


  • descending
  • down
  • low
  • downwards

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Rhymes with Functioning

  • abandoning
  • abstaining
  • abstaining
  • adjoining
  • adjourning
  • adorning
  • affining
  • airconditioning
  • aligning
  • amounting
  • apportioning
  • ascertaining
  • assigning
  • attaining
  • auctioning
  • auditioning
  • awakening
  • awning
  • banning
  • beginning

Sentences with functioning

1. Adjective
(A workable car console or dashboard with a functioning cup holder can now be seen and tested.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Surgical reduction, for example, can restore proper leg functioning and minimize pain.

3. Verb, gerund or present participle
Purchase a new electric cord as the old one may not be functioning properly.

Quotes about functioning

1. The roles of art, morality, religion, political faith, science itself are not to repair organic exhaustion nor to provide sound functioning of the organs. All this supraphysical life is built and expanded not because of the demands of the cosmic environment but because of the demands of the social environment.
- Emile Durkheim

2. I hope that a move toward clemency with Judge Afiuni would be a step towards the importance of maintaining a properly functioning justice system.
- Noam Chomsky

3. With me, illusions are bound to be shattered. I am here to shatter all illusions. Yes, it will irritate you, it will annoy you - that's my way of functioning and working. I will sabotage you from your very roots! Unless you are totally destroyed as a mind, there is no hope for you.
- Osho

2. functioning

noun. ['ˈfʌŋkʃənɪŋ'] process or manner of functioning or operating.


  • process
  • physical process
  • performance


  • downward
  • falling
  • asleep
  • decrease