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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

Editors Contribution

  1. functioning

    Verb form of the word function.

    The machinery was functioning at an optimum level.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 16, 2020  

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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. Ilan Noy:

    It's not only money that you need for reconstruction, but also human knowledge and a functioning government, nepal belongs to a category of countries where it's unclear whether the ability to execute reconstruction will be sufficient.

  2. Cobb Scott:

    The other thing that's important to highlight is that we're only looking at cognitive functioning. We're not looking at risks for other adverse outcomes with cannabis use, like risk for psychosis, risks for cannabis use problems or other medical issues like lung functioning outcomes.

  3. Chris Ferreri:

    Liquidity in the Treasury market is now bifurcated; there remains ample liquidity for the six benchmark bonds but rapidly declining liquidity in the hundreds of off the runs, the Treasury market needs a fully functioning curve to retain its position as a rates standard. Without a standard, you run the risk of further decrease in activity and liquidity.

  4. Jamie Kelsey Fry:

    These groups are going to become exceptionally valuable, because as society functioning in its normal, business-as-usual way begins to collapse, we're going to have to be in a position to look after ourselves.

  5. Merle Palacpac:

    Our framework has served as a model for GMO regulatory policy to other countries like Vietnam, Indonesia and even some Latin American countries, we have the first functioning regulatory framework in Asia. So I am sure whatever happens here, they are closely watching.

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