Definitions For Functioning


  • Process or manner of functioning or operating
  • 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


  • Performing or able to perform its regular function


  • To work or operate
  • To have a specified function, role, or purpose

Is Functioning a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Functioning is worth 17 points in Scrabble and 23 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Functioning 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.

Synonyms for Functioning

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