Definitions For Function


  • The actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group
  • What something is used for
  • A set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program
  • A vaguely specified social event
  • A formal or official social gathering or ceremony
  • A relation such that one thing is dependent on another
  • (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)
  • The special purpose or activity for which a thing exists or is used
  • The job or duty of a person
  • A large ceremony or social event


  • Perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function
  • Perform as expected when applied
  • Serve a purpose, role, or function
  • To work or operate
  • To have a specified function, role, or purpose

Is Function a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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The word Function is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 17 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Function in a Sentence

  • The function of the heart is to pump blood through the body.
  • He believes that the true function of art is to tell the truth.
  • What functions do these programs fulfill?
  • The new machine functions well.
  • His bad health has prevented him from being able to function effectively in recent weeks.
  • Her heart now seems to be functioning normally.

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