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    functional - Dictionary definition and meaning for word functional

    Definition
    (adj) designed for or capable of a particular function or use
    Example Sentence
    • a style of writing in which every word is functional
    • functional architecture
    Definition
    (adj) involving or affecting function rather than physiology
    Example Sentence
    • functional deafness
    Definition
    (adj) relating to or based on function especially as opposed to structure
    Example Sentence
    • the problem now is not a constitutional one; it is a functional one
    • delegates elected on a functional rather than a geographical basis
    Definition
    (adj) fit or ready for use or service
    Synonyms : operable , operational , usable , useable
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) designed for or adapted to a function or use
    Example Sentence
    • functional education selects knowledge that is concrete and usable rather than abstract and theoretical
    • functional architecture
    Definition
    (adj) (of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing
    Synonyms : operative , running , working
    Example Sentence
    • in running (or working) order
    • a functional set of brakes
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