Definition of Functionality

1. Noun. Capable of serving a purpose well. "Software with greater functionality"

Generic synonyms: Practicality
Derivative terms: Functional, Functional, Functional, Functional



Definition of Functionality

1. Noun. The ability to perform a task or function; that set of functions that something is able or equipped to perform. ¹

2. Noun. (US legal) In United States trademark law, the tendency of a product design to serve a function other than identification of the product, preventing that design from being protected as a trademark. ¹

3. Noun. (organic chemistry) The presence of a functional group ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Functionality

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Functionality

functional splint
functional stricture
functional terminal innervation ratio
functional visual loss
functional vocal fatigue
functional work
functionalisation
functionalised
functionalism
functionalisms
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functionalistic
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functionalists
functionalities
functionality (current term)
functionalization
functionalizations
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functionalized
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functionalizing
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functionally illiterate
functionals
functionaries
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functioned
functioning

Literary usage of Functionality

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

1. Theory of Functions of a Complex Variable by Andrew Russell Forsyth (1893)
"The earliest occurrence of the idea of functionality is in connection with functions of real variables; and then it is coextensive with the idea of ..."

2. Guide to Understanding Discretionary Access Control in Trusted Systems by Carole S. Jordan (1987)
"9.3.1 Minimum functionality In addition to the minimum requirements stated in this section for the Cl and C2-B2 DAC requirements, the following ..."

3. Elements of Rhetoric: A Course in Plain Prose Composition by Alphonso Gerald Newcomer (1898)
"functionality.—The word should be organic. That is to say, it should not be thrust in wantonly, but its meaning should be a vital portion ..."

4. Trusted Network Interpretation Environments Guideline: Guidance for Applying (1994)
"These questions are designed to help the security manager identify the functionality required for each security service. The questions should be answered in ..."

5. Trusted Network Interpretation of the Trusted Computer System Evaluation (1994)
"functionality Factors Protocols are a set of rules and formats (semantic and syntactic) that determine the communication behavior between entities in a ..."

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