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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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  • 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. 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. metric

noun. ['ˈmɛtrɪk'] a function of a topological space that gives, for any two points in the space, a value equal to the distance between them.

Synonyms

  • metric function
  • mathematical function
  • mapping
  • single-valued function
  • function

Antonyms

  • scarcity
  • abundant
  • natural object
  • light

Etymology

  • métrique (French)
  • metricus (Latin)

10. metric

adjective. ['ˈmɛtrɪk'] the rhythmic arrangement of syllables.

Synonyms

  • rhythmical
  • rhythmic
  • metrical

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • standard
  • nonstandard
  • criticize

Etymology

  • métrique (French)
  • metricus (Latin)

Example sentences of the word metric-function


1. Noun Phrase
Depending on the information available, you can use either the Pythagorean theorem or trigonometric functions to find the length of any side.

2. Noun Phrase
Use the unknown-side label (Y), known-side label and known angle; identify the appropriate trigonometric function relating all three parameters.

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