Definition of Functioning

1. Noun. Process or manner of functioning or operating. "The jet's performance conformed to high standards"

Exact synonyms: Operation, Performance
Generic synonyms: Physical Process, Process
Derivative terms: Function, Operate



2. Adjective. Performing or able to perform its regular function. "A functioning flashlight"

Definition of Functioning

1. Verb. (present participle of function) ¹

2. Adjective. Functional, working ¹

3. Noun. Action of the verb function. ¹

4. Noun. Manner by which something functions; the workings. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Functioning

1. function [v] - See also: function

Lexicographical Neighbors of Functioning

functionalities
functionality
functionalization
functionalizations
functionalize
functionalized
functionalizes
functionalizing
functionally
functionally complete
functionally illiterate
functionals
functionaries
functionary
functioned
functioning
functionings
functionless
functionlessness
functionlessnesses
functionoid
functionoids
functions
functome
functomes
functor
functorial
functors
fund
fund-raise

Literary usage of Functioning

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Supervising Child Protective Services Caseworkers by Thomas D. Morton, Marsha K. Salus (1995)
"Assessing Team Functioning In assessing a team's level of functioning, the supervisor should examine the following: • commitment to group rather than ..."

2. The Educative Process by William Chandler Bagley (1908)
"THE Functioning OF EXPERIENCE CHAPTER VII EXPERIENCE Functioning AS HABIT 1. ... These terms, however, really represent the extremes of functioning; ..."

3. Synthetica: Being Meditations Epistemological and Ontological by Simon Somerville Laurie (1906)
"It is the functioning acts of the moments of the dialectic in contact with matter that yield (so-called) contradictions. ..."

4. Pragmatism and the Problem of the Idea by John Thomas Driscoll (1915)
"Mental life began to be considered not as static but as active; not as structural but as functioning. With this viewpoint the element ..."

5. Pragmatism and the Problem of the Idea by John Thomas Driscoll (1915)
"Mental life began to be considered not as static but as active; not as structural but as functioning. With this viewpoint the element of evolution entered ..."

6. A Beginner's History of Philosophy by Herbert Ernest Cushman (1911)
"These were (1) The problem of the functioning of the soul; (2) The problem of the conception of history. i. The Problem of the Functioning of ..."

7. Diet and Dietetics by Armand Gautier, Alfred James Rice-Oxley (1906)
"VII EXPERIMENTAL CALORIMETRY IN A LIVING AND Functioning MAN—ATWATER'S RESPIRATORY ... of animals, of man in particular, living, functioning and ..."

8. Potential Terrorist Attacks: Additional Actions Needed to Better Prepare by David M. D'Agostino, Cody J. Goebel (2001)
"Other market participants are critical to overall market functioning because they ... Other participants may be critical to the overall functioning of the ..."

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