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Synonyms for functional
ˈfʌŋk ʃə nlfunc·tion·al

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Wiktionary1.0 / 1 vote

  1. functionaladjective

    functioning, working, utilitarian


  2. functionaladjective

    In good working order.

    functioning, working, utilitarian


  3. functionaladjective

    Useful; serving a purpose, fulfilling a function

    That sculpture is not merely artistic, but also functional: it can be used as a hatrack.

    working, functioning, utilitarian


  4. functionaladjective

    Only for functional purposes, notably in architecture

    A functional construction element generally must meet higher technical but lower aesthetical requirements

    functioning, working, utilitarian


  5. functionaladjective

    Having semantics defined purely in terms of mathematical functions, without side-effects.

    functioning, utilitarian, working


  6. functionaladjective

    Of a disease, such that its symptoms cannot be referred to any appreciable lesion or change of structure; opposed to organic disease, in which the organ itself is affected.

    utilitarian, working, functioning


  7. functionaladjective


Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. functionaladjective

    designed for or capable of a particular function or use

    "a style of writing in which every word is functional"; "functional architecture"

    operative, useable, running(a), working(a), operable, operational, usable

    nonstructural, impractical, decorative, unserviceable, malfunctioning, nonfunctional, ornamental, cosmetic, organic

  2. functionaladjective

    involving or affecting function rather than physiology

    "functional deafness"

    operative, useable, running(a), working(a), operable, operational, usable

    nonfunctional, nonstructural, decorative, malfunctioning, cosmetic, organic, ornamental, impractical, unserviceable

  3. functionaladjective

    relating to or based on function especially as opposed to structure

    "the problem now is not a constitutional one; it is a functional one"; "delegates elected on a functional rather than a geographical basis"

    operative, useable, running(a), working(a), operable, operational, usable

    ornamental, nonfunctional, decorative, cosmetic, organic, impractical, nonstructural, unserviceable, malfunctioning

  4. functional, usable, useable, operable, operationaladjective

    fit or ready for use or service

    "the toaster was still functional even after being dropped"; "the lawnmower is a bit rusty but still usable"; "an operational aircraft"; "the dishwasher is now in working order"

    usable, operating(a), running(a), in operation(p), available, practicable, working(a), operative, useable, operational, operable

    decorative, nonstructural, malfunctioning, nonfunctional, organic, impractical, ornamental, cosmetic, unserviceable

  5. functionaladjective

    designed for or adapted to a function or use

    "functional education selects knowledge that is concrete and usable rather than abstract and theoretical"; "functional architecture"

    operative, useable, running(a), working(a), operable, operational, usable

    cosmetic, decorative, nonfunctional, organic, nonstructural, impractical, malfunctioning, unserviceable, ornamental

  6. running(a), operative, functional, working(a)adjective

    (of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing

    "in running (or working) order"; "a functional set of brakes"

    decorative, nonfunctional, malfunctioning, organic, unserviceable, cosmetic, ornamental, impractical, nonstructural

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Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. equable

    equable means functioning, so and equable program would be a written program of code that functions properly.

    equable program - a functional program equable production - a working movie

    Submitted by kadenbrightwell321 on June 1, 2020  

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  1. Annie Lindsay:

    There probably aren't any advantages to it, it will definitely impact its ability to mate. We don't know if that female side has a functional ovary. If it does, and it is able to attract a male mate, it could reproduce.

  2. Dione Davis -LRB- @dionemdavis -RRB-:

    I love a classic trench in a beautiful bone color as a functional covering — rain or shine — that feels a bit more special, i’d wear this over a white merino wool sweater and cream wool trousers with a sharp black shoe. There’s always something striking but approachable about wearing all shades of cream when they are basics.

  3. Tom Brady:

    I’m just really excited that we’re just now at the launch. It’s really come to life – there’s a real business and there are incredible products, great fabrics and just incredible garments that fit well. We really wanted to think about functional performance for people. And how our work transitions to our personal life and our personal life transitions on the weekend is you know – just waking up and you want something comfortable for the whole day, but at the same time, something that is designed and built really well. It’s just the highest quality. I think we really accomplished it and I know that we’re going to continue to do great things over a long period of time. So much of it was building out a great team and nothing happens overnight. The fact that it’s here now and we’ve had a really great response with our signups and our IG – just the interest has been really fun for me to see. So I hope people love it as much as I do.

  4. Michael Schatman:

    About 20 million people in the U.S. have chronic, high-impact pain and are disabled by it, a good proportion of them find that opioids make them more functional and allow them to enjoy a higher quality of life. Government agencies have not been sympathetic to chronic pain patients.

  5. W, Willard Wirtz:

    Commencement speakers have a good deal in common with grandfather clocks Standing usually some six feet tall, typically ponderous in construction, more traditional than functional, their distinction is largely their noisy communication of essentially commonplace information.

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  • وظيفيArabic
  • funkcionální, funkčníCzech
  • funktionell, Gebrauchs, zweckmäßig, operativ, funktional, funktionsGerman
  • συναρτησιακός, λειτουργικόςGreek
  • funcionalSpanish
  • toimiva, käytännöllinenFinnish
  • fonctionnelFrench
  • funzionale, funzionanteItalian
  • 汎関数, 機能, 機能的, 関数オブジェクト, 便利Japanese
  • functionerend, operationeel, functioneel, functionaal, doelmatig, werkendDutch
  • funkcjonał, działający, funkcyjnyPolish
  • funcionalPortuguese
  • функциональный, функционировать, функционал, рабочий, работать, действоватьRussian
  • funktional, funktionell, fungerandeSwedish
  • செயல்பாட்டுTamil
  • işlevsi, fonksiyonel, işlevselTurkish
  • פאַנגקשאַנאַלYiddish

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