WordNet Search - 3.1

Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations

Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"

- S: (n)
**function**, mathematical function, single-valued function, map, mapping ((mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)) *direct hyponym*/*full hyponym*- S: (n) polynomial, multinomial (a mathematical function that is the sum of a number of terms)
*direct hyponym*/*full hyponym**domain category**direct hypernym*/*inherited hypernym*/*sister term**derivationally related form*- S: (n) expansion (a function expressed as a sum or product of terms)
*"the expansion of (a+b)^2 is a^2 + 2ab + b^2"* - S: (n) inverse function (a function obtained by expressing the dependent variable of one function as the independent variable of another; f and g are inverse functions if f(x)=y and g(y)=x)
- S: (n) Kronecker delta (a function of two variables i and j that equals 1 when i=j and equals 0 otherwise)
- S: (n) metric function, metric (a function of a topological space that gives, for any two points in the space, a value equal to the distance between them)
- S: (n) transformation ((mathematics) a function that changes the position or direction of the axes of a coordinate system)
- S: (n) isometry (a one-to-one mapping of one metric space into another metric space that preserves the distances between each pair of points)
*"the isometries of the cube"* - S: (n) operator ((mathematics) a symbol or function representing a mathematical operation)
- S: (n) trigonometric function, circular function (function of an angle expressed as a ratio of the length of the sides of right-angled triangle containing the angle)
- S: (n) threshold function (a function that takes the value 1 if a specified function of the arguments exceeds a given threshold and 0 otherwise)
- S: (n) exponential, exponential function (a function in which an independent variable appears as an exponent)
*domain category**direct hypernym*/*inherited hypernym*/*sister term**derivationally related form*- S: (n)
**function**, purpose, role, use (what something is used for)*"the function of an auger is to bore holes"; "ballet is beautiful but what use is it?"* - S: (n)
**function**, office, part, role (the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group)*"the function of a teacher"; "the government must do its part"; "play its role"* - S: (n)
**function**(a relation such that one thing is dependent on another)*"height is a function of age"; "price is a function of supply and demand"* - S: (n)
**function**(a formal or official social gathering or ceremony)*"it was a black-tie function"* **S: (n) affair, occasion, social occasion,****function**, social function (a vaguely specified social event)*"the party was quite an affair"; "an occasion arranged to honor the president"; "a seemingly endless round of social functions"*- S: (n) routine, subroutine, subprogram, procedure,
**function**(a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program)

- S: (v)
**function**, work, operate, go, run (perform as expected when applied)*"The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in"; "Does this old car still run well?"; "This old radio doesn't work anymore"* - S: (v) serve,
**function**(serve a purpose, role, or function)*"The tree stump serves as a table"; "The female students served as a control group"; "This table would serve very well"; "His freedom served him well"; "The table functions as a desk"* - S: (v) officiate,
**function**(perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function)*"His wife officiated as his private secretary"*