Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun functioning

1 sense of functioning

Sense 1
operation, functioning, performance -- (process or manner of functioning or operating; "the power of its engine determines its operation"; "the plane's operation in high winds"; "they compared the cooking performance of each oven"; "the jet's performance conformed to high standards")
       => process, physical process -- (a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states; "events now in process"; "the process of calcification begins later for boys than for girls")

Antonyms of verb function

1 of 3 senses of function

Sense 1
function, work, operate, go, run -- (perform as expected when applied; "The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in"; "Does this old car still run well?"; "This old radio doesn't work anymore")
       Antonym of malfunction (Sense 1)
      => malfunction, misfunction -- (fail to function or function improperly; "the coffee maker malfunctioned")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb function

3 senses of function

Sense 1
function, work, operate, go, run -- (perform as expected when applied; "The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in"; "Does this old car still run well?"; "This old radio doesn't work anymore")

Sense 2
serve, function -- (serve a purpose, role, or function; "The 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")
       => suffice, do, answer, serve -- (be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity; "A few words would answer"; "This car suits my purpose well"; "Will $100 do?"; "A 'B' grade doesn't suffice to get me into medical school"; "Nothing else will serve")

Sense 3
officiate, function -- (perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function; "His wife officiated as his private secretary")
       => serve -- (do duty or hold offices; serve in a specific function; "He served as head of the department for three years"; "She served in Congress for two terms")

Antonyms of adj functioning

1 sense of functioning

Sense 1
functioning (vs. malfunctioning) -- (performing or able to perform its regular function; "a functioning flashlight")

malfunctioning (vs. functioning), nonfunctional -- (not performing or able to perform its regular function; "a malfunctioning valve")
        => amiss (predicate), awry (predicate), haywire, wrong (predicate) -- (not functioning properly; "something is amiss"; "has gone completely haywire"; "something is wrong with the engine")
        => bad, defective -- (not working properly; "a bad telephone connection"; "a defective appliance")
        => out of whack -- (out of balance or out of adjustment; "the front wheel of my bicycle is out of whack")
        => run-down -- (having the spring unwound; "a run-down watch")

Similarity of adj functioning

1 sense of functioning

Sense 1
functioning (vs. malfunctioning) -- (performing or able to perform its regular function; "a functioning flashlight")
       => running (prenominal), operative, functional, working (prenominal) -- ((of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing; "in running (or working) order"; "a functional set of brakes")
       => up (predicate) -- ((used of computers) operating properly; "how soon will the computers be up?")

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