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Princeton's WordNet

  1. operation, functioning, performance(adj)

    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"

  2. functioning(adj)

    performing or able to perform its regular function

    "a functioning flashlight"


  1. functioning(Noun)

    Action of the verb function.

  2. functioning(Noun)

    Manner by which something functions; the workings.

  3. functioning(Adjective)

    Functional, working

How to pronounce functioning?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say functioning in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of functioning in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of functioning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of functioning in a Sentence

  1. William S. Burroughs:

    A functioning police state needs no police.

  2. Joseph Szabo:

    A functioning PTC system should prevent this.

  3. Chief Research Officer Jon Miller:

    Many next-generation products are simply not functioning right now.

  4. Sheeba Ben:

    Probiotics help to restore that balance so things are functioning well.

  5. Allan Fromberg:

    There have been some complaints that the mute button or the off button were not functioning.

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