Synonyms for Function:

n.

ai, artificial intelligence, background processing, batch, access time, A-D conversion, authentication, alpha test, ABEND, authoring. celebration, reception, act as, party, be intended for, get together, gathering, be designed to do something, be meant to do something, (be) aimed at (doing) something, be oriented to/toward. go about, pursue, task, take, carry out, job. festivity, group, bash, goal, soiree, gala, fete, objective, target, object, way. anterior, open, pectoral, site, cervical, hyperactive, posterior, prehensile. calling, division of labor, collaboration, background, call, career, delegation. blind date, dinner party, evening, coffee klatch, company, competition, fringe, black tie. develop, take off, bear fruit, shape up, come off, prosper. into operation, cut in, go on, cope, come-on. application (noun)
employment, operation, service, usage, application, utilization, practice, exertion, use, utility.
attribute (noun)
purpose, use, role.
capacity, job (noun)
exercise, operation, affair, office, goal, role, objective, use, part, employment, faculty, task, service, purpose, utility, object, work, target.
festival (noun)
gala.
function (noun)
routine, office, purpose, procedure, social occasion, serve, affair, part, subroutine, run, work, role, use, officiate, operate, subprogram, occasion, go, social function, mathematical function.
linkdef (noun)
mathematical function.
serviceableness (noun)
utility.
social gathering (noun)
party.
social occasion (noun)
DO, reception, party, gathering, celebration.
use (noun)
faculty, capacity.

v.

act (verb)
behave, exercise, act, execute, conduct, officiate, enterprise, react, labor, appear, comport, perpetrate, operate, move, transact, endeavor, work, perform.
apply (verb)
employ, utilize, implement, apply, effect, exert, serve.
contact (verb)
run, operate, go, work.
perform, work (verb)
behave, move, operate, react, act, take, officiate, go, run, serve.
work (verb)
toil.

Other synonyms:

party, cervical, job, act as, posterior, prehensile, soiree, pectoral, anterior. gala, shape up, prosper, cope, fete, hyperactive, site. festivity, bash. task. cut in, take off. come off, celebration. come-on. open. develop. go on. take. act
operate.
assembly
gathering.
function
capacity.
take
take.

Usage examples for function

  1. Now it is just here that the decent difference of function between Dr. Saleeby's trade and mine comes in. – Eugenics and Other Evils by G. K. Chesterton
  2. They could not go at night, of course, except to some special function but they could come by day as often as they liked. – Familiar Spanish Travels by W. D. Howells
  3. There is no more important function for a fleet than this. – The Journal of Submarine Commander von Forstner by Georg-Günther von Forstner Commentator: John Hays, Jr. Hammond