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1. function (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)


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)map, mapping, mathematical function, single-valued function


Mindre specifikke termermathematical relation


Mere specifikke termercircular function, expansion, exponential, exponential function, inverse function, isometry, Kronecker delta, metric, metric function, multinomial, operator, polynomial, threshold function, transformation, trigonometric function


Overordnet emneområdemath, mathematics, maths

2. function (om egenskab) what something is used for


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe function of an auger is to bore holes.
Ballet is beautiful but what use is it?.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)purpose, role, use


Mindre specifikke termerusefulness, utility


Mere specifikke termerraison d'etre


Kendetegnerfunctional, nonfunctional

3. function (om handling) the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe function of a teacher.
The government must do its part.
Play its role.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)office, part, role


Mindre specifikke termerduty


Mere specifikke termercapacity, hat, lieu, place, portfolio, position, second fiddle, stead

4. function a relation such that one thing is dependent on another


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHeight is a function of age.
Price is a function of supply and demand.


Mindre specifikke termerrelation

5. function (om gruppe) a formal or official social gathering or ceremony


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt was a black-tie function.


Mindre specifikke termersocial affair, social gathering

6. function (om begivenhed) a vaguely specified social event


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe party was quite an affair.
An occasion arranged to honor the president.
A seemingly endless round of social functions.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)affair, occasion, social function, social occasion


Mindre specifikke termersocial event


Mere specifikke termercelebration, ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, ceremony, fundraiser, jubilation, observance, party, photo op, photo opportunity, sleepover

7. function (om kommunikation) a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)procedure, routine, subprogram, subroutine


Mindre specifikke termercomputer software, package, software, software package, software program, software system


Mere specifikke termercataloged procedure, contingency procedure, executive routine, library routine, random number generator, recursive routine, reusable routine, service routine, supervisory routine, tracing routine, utility routine


Omfatter disse overordnede termercomputer program, computer programme, program, programme


Engelsk udsagnsord: function

1. function (om relation) perform as expected when applied


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in.
Does this old car still run well?.
This old radio doesn't work anymore.


Eksempler på anvendelseThese cars won't function


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)go, operate, run, work


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s


Mere specifikke termercut, double, roll, run, serve, service


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningrun, work


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)malfunction, misfunction

2. function (om tilstand) serve a purpose, role, or function


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe tree stump serves as a table.
The female students served as a control group.
This table would serve very well.
His freedom served him well.
The table functions as a desk.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)serve


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeranswer, do, serve, suffice


Mere specifikke termeract as, prelude


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningserve, service

3. function (om konkurrence) perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis wife officiated as his private secretary.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)officiate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termerserve









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