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  Words related to functional

Related / Similar Words: running(a), operative, working(a), usable, useable, in working order(p), operable, operational

 

Definition:
  • designed for or capable of a particular function or use; "a style of writing in which every word is functional"; "functional architecture";
  • (of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing; "in running (or working) order"; "a functional set of brakes";
  • involving or affecting function rather than physiology; "functional deafness";
  • 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";
  • 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";
  • 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";

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    See Also: serviceable

     

    Pertainyms: function, purpose, role, use

     

    Attributes: function, purpose, role, use

     

     
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