# HyperDic: function

 NOUN VERB relation function, mathematical function, single-valued function, map, mapping (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) attribute function, purpose, role, use what something is used for act function, office, part, role the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group relation function a relation such that one thing is dependent on another group function a formal or official social gathering or ceremony event function, affair, occasion, social occasion, social function a vaguely specified social event communication function, routine, subroutine, subprogram, procedure a set sequence of steps, part of larger / larger computer program contact function, work, operate, go, run perform as expected when applied stative function, serve serve a purpose, role, or function competition function, officiate perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function
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Meaning Synonyms (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). mathematical function, single-valued function, map, mapping mathematics, math, maths A science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement Kronecker delta A function of two variables i and j that equals 1 when i=j and equals 0 otherwise expansion A function expressed as a sum or product of terms exponential, exponential function A function in which an independent variable appears as an exponent inverse function A function obtained by expressing the dependent variable of one function as the independent variable of another isometry A one-to-one mapping of one metric space into another metric space that preserves the distances between each pair of points / points metric function, metric A function of a topological space that gives, for any two points in the space, a value equal to the distance between them operator (mathematics) a symbol or function representing a mathematical operation polynomial, multinomial A mathematical function that is the sum of a number of terms threshold function A function that takes the value 1 if a specified function of the arguments exceeds a given threshold and 0 otherwise transformation (mathematics) a function that changes the position or direction of the axes of a coordinate system trigonometric function, circular function function of an angle expressed as a ratio of the length of the sides of right-angled triangle containing the angle mathematical relation A relation between mathematical expressions (such as equality or inequality) correspondencia, correspondencia unívoca, función matemática, función correspondència, correspondència unívoca, funció matemàtica, funció
Meaning Example What something is used for. "the function of an auger is to bore holes" purpose, role, use functional designed for or capable of a particular function or use nonfunctional not having or performing a function raison d'etre The purpose that justifies a thing's existence utility, usefulness The quality of being of practical use función, papel, propósito, uso funció, propòsit functional relating to or based on function especially as opposed to structure function serve a purpose, role, or function
Meaning Example The actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group. "the function of a teacher" office, part, role capacity A specified function hat An informal term for a person's role portfolio The role of the head of a government department second fiddle A secondary role or function stead, position, place, lieu The post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another duty Work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons cargo, función, ministerio, oficio, papel, parte, rol funció, paper, part, rol function perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function
Meaning Examples A relation such that one thing is dependent on another. "height is a function of age" "price is a function of supply and demand" relation An abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together función
Meaning Example A formal or official social gathering or ceremony. "it was a black-tie function" social gathering, social affair A gathering for the purpose of promoting fellowship ceremonia pública, solemnidad cerimònia pública, solemnitat
Meaning Example A vaguely specified social event. "a seemingly endless round of social functions" affair, occasion, social occasion, social function celebration, jubilation A joyful / joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event ceremony, ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, observance A formal event performed on a special occasion fundraiser A social function that is held for the purpose of raising money party An occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment photo opportunity, photo op An occasion that lends itself to (or is deliberately arranged for) taking photographs that provide favorable publicity for those who are photographed sleepover An occasion of spending a night away from home or having a guest spend the night in your home (especially as a party for children) social event An event characteristic of persons forming groups acontecimiento, acto, acto social, función, ocasión, suceso acte, acte social, esdeveniment, ocasió, succés
Meaning Synonyms A set sequence of steps, part of larger / larger computer program. routine, subroutine, subprogram, procedure program, programme, computer program, computer programme (computer science) a sequence / sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute cataloged procedure A set of control statements that have been placed in a library and can be retrieved by name contingency procedure An alternative to the normal procedure library routine A debugged routine that is maintained in a program library random number generator A routine designed to yield a random number recursive routine A routine that can call itself reusable routine A routine that can be loaded once and executed repeatedly supervisory routine, executive routine A routine that coordinates the operation of subroutines tracing routine A routine that provides a chronological record of the execution of a computer program utility routine, service routine A routine that can be used as needed software, software program, computer software, software system, software package, package (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory función, procedimiento, subprograma, subrutina subprograma, subrutina
Meaning Pattern Perform as expected when applied. Something ----s These cars won't function work, operate, go, run cut Function as a cutting instrument double Do double duty roll Begin operating or running run Be operating, running or functioning service, serve Be used by malfunction, misfunction fail to function or function improperly run Be operating, running or functioning work operate in or through funcionar, marchar, operar, trabajar funcionar, operar functioning process or manner of functioning or operating
Meaning Pattern Serve a purpose, role, or function. Something ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something "The table functions as a desk" serve act as Function as or act like prelude Serve as a prelude or opening to suffice, do, answer, serve Be sufficient service, serve Be used by ejercer, servir exercir, fer de, servir function what something is used for
Meaning Pattern Perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function. Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP officiate serve Do duty or hold offices fungir, oficiar, servir exercir, oficiar function the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group functionary a worker who holds or is invested with an office