Meaning of FUNCTION in English

FUNCTION

n.

Function: intransitive verb

Inflected Form: func · tioned ; func · tion · ing \ -sh( ə -)ni ŋ \

Date: 1856

1 : to have a function : SERVE <an attributive noun function s as an adjective>

2 : to carry on a function or be in action : OPERATE <a government function s through numerous divisions>

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.