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noun 
  1. What something does or is used for.
  2. A professional or official position.
  3. An official or social occasion.
  4. A relation where one thing is dependent on another for its existence, value, or significance.
  5. (maths) A relation in which each element of the domain is associated with exactly one element of the codomain.
  6. (computing) A routine that returns a result.
  7. (biology) The physiological activity of an organ or body part.
  8. (chemistry) The characteristic behavior of a chemical compound.
Etymology: From fonction < functionOld French, function < functio gen. functionis "performance, execution" < functus pp. of fungi "perform, execute, discharge".


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